Hollywood studios could soon see their share of China B.O. bump up from current levels, now among the lowest in the world.
MGM and Cheyenne Enterprises have signed a first-look deal for new movie and TV projects from comicbook king Stan Lee's new company, POW! Entertainment, the studio's prexy Michael Nathanson announced.
Paramount TV has jumped feet first into the subscription-video-on-demand business, selling exclusive rights to the Golden Oldie TV series "Gunsmoke" and "Combat!," plus 136 Western titles originally…
The Crest Theater in L.A.'s Westwood section has been sold for the second time in under a year, this time to a Netco exec paying $3.2 million to preserve the 60-year-old art deco venue as a first-run…
Tim Burton has signed on to direct "Big Fish" for Columbia Pictures. Pic, an adaptation of the Daniel Wallace tome "Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions," was penned by John August ("Go") and will…
"Casa de Los Babys," John Sayles' next pic to go before cameras in Mexico this summer, has a full house: Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Moreno, Daryl Hannah, Susan Lynch, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Vanessa…
Here's a man-bites-dog news morsel: Several pics -- including the top dog in weekend box office -- actually did better than initially estimated.
Kate Winslet is in negotiations to star opposite Johnny Depp in Miramax Films' "Neverland," to be directed by Marc Forster ("Monster's Ball"). Pic begins lensing mid-June in London.
In a middling frame last weekend, the Brits turned out to see the Hugh Grant caper "About a Boy," Latins embraced "The Scorpion King" with more fervor than Europeans, a fair number of Italians…
The IFP's 12th annual Cannes program will include an American directors press conference and a panel on financing independent film.