Rupert Wainwright has signed to helm MGM's bigscreen version of 1960s anthology series "The Outer Limits," which was revived on the small screen by Showtime and the Sci Fi Channel.
John Woo, Tony Scott and Joe Carnahan are climbing into the driver's seat to helm the next three installments of BMW's film series "The Hire."
The Wadsworth Theater, site of tonight's premiere party for Columbia's "XXX," is undergoing renovations in hopes of attracting screenings as well as parties.
In a continuing effort to exploit its franchises, New Line Cinema has greenlit "Freddy vs. Jason," signing Brad Renfro to star alongside Robert Englund, who'll be back for his eighth performance as…
Live Planet, the partnership among Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore and Sean Bailey, has secured a two-year film production deal at Disney.
Tobey Maguire has saddled up for "Seabiscuit," signing a deal worth $12 million or more to play the jockey atop the horse that became a fabled figure during the Depression.
In a tale of mice and men over the weekend, "Stuart Little 2" showed more heft in South Korea, Spain and Hong Kong than in its recent slow starts in Japan and Britain, while "Men in Black II" ruled…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 85 countries to submit films for consideration in the foreign-lingo category for the 75th Academy Awards.
Australia's system of support for local and overseas filmmakers is a model for the rest of the world to emulate, Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. president Ward Emling said Sunday at the opening of…
Susannah Grant ("Erin Brockovich") is stepping toward "In Her Shoes" for Fox 2000 and Scott Free Prods. Grant has agreed to pen the screenplay, based on Jennifer Weiner's soon-to-be published comic…
Veteran film exec David Blackman has been tapped VP at Fox-based Wendy Finerman Prods., where he will bring in and oversee projects.