Zak Penn inked a Fox 2000 deal worth high-six against low-seven figures for "Escher's Code," a pitch for a dramatic film about a world controlled by a computer program. The futuristic story pits the…
John Travolta goes face to face with this year's Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival.
Canada's independent film and TV business garnered major gains in both revenue and profit over the past year, powered by strong international sales for Canuck TV product.
Columbia Pictures has optioned Louis Begley's book "About Schmidt" for a feature, with Alexander Payne ("Citizen Ruth") attached to helm.
Artistic License Films has picked up "Dancemaker," Matthew Diamond's documentary about choreographer Paul Taylor.
Trimark Pictures has acquired video, DVD and pay per view TV rights to Good Machine's controversial arthouse pic "Happiness" for a mid-six figures.
Kathy Bates' next role will be as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
Betty Thomas will take a seriocomic look at drug and alcohol rehab in "28 Days," which she's helming for Columbia Pictures with her partner, Jenno Topping, producing through their Tall Trees Prods.
Jerry Seinfeld, Tom Hanks, Garth Brooks and Barbra Streisand are among the nominees in three new "all- time favorite" movie, music and television People's Choice Awards categories, in which Internet…
Relieving the drought of U.S. films allowed into China, "Saving Private Ryan" is doing smash business in that vast market. Released Nov. 20 on 290 screens nationwide, Steven Spielberg's epic has…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar