Planned reform of Russia's film studio system is looking rocky after toppers at two key facilities, St. Petersburg's Lenfilm and Moscow's Gorky studios, announced they are resigning rather than…
United Intl. Pictures has been given a smack on the bottom by the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority, after a cheeky poster campaign for "Ali G Indahouse" attracted 109 complaints.
Almost everything was "Beautiful" at the 74th annual Academy Awards Sunday. The winning film survived the mudslinging, and Oscar's new home is getting rave reviews. But the ratings are another…
Revolution Studios is creating an acquisitions arm, headed by John Hegeman, the marketer behind such indie hits as "The Blair Witch Project" and "Pi."
David Goyer, author of New Line Cinema's "Blade" franchise, has inked with the studio to direct another vampire tale with sequel potential, "Darksiders." New Line plans to start production in the…
Kenneth Lemberger, co-prexy of Sony Pictures Entertainment, is negotiating his exit from the company after about 20 years.
Warner Bros. Pictures has made its first foray into Italian-language film production with "Ma Che Colpa Abbiamo Noi" (It Can't Be All Our Fault). Warner's partner on the pic is Carlo Verdone and…
William Hurt has the lead role in "Blue Butterfly," the latest pic from seasoned Swiss-Canadian helmer Lea Pool ("Lost and Delirious," "Set Me Free").
Richard "Dick" Sylbert, the famed Oscar-winning production designer whose feature, TV and legit credits spanned 40 years and ranged from "The Manchurian Candidate" to "Chinatown" to "My Best Friend's…
Producers Lawrence Bender and Kevin Brown plan to bring Western legends Roy Rogers and Dale Evans back to life.
Don't believe everything you read in USA Network ads. For its network premiere showing of "Big Daddy" starring Adam Sandler, USA boasted that the PG-13-rated movie would run "uncut" and "in its…