French media company Hachette has filed an $8 million breach of contract and copyright infringement lawsuit against Miramax Films, claiming the U.S. company failed to pay an advance for the rights to…
Fox 2000 has picked up a new twist on an old profession, optioning the comedy spec "Repo Girls" by first-time scribes Kristen Buckley and Brian Regan.
The gloves are off between specialized film heavyweight Miramax Films, a unit of the Walt Disney Co., and its newly energized rival October Films, which is majority-owned by Universal Studios.
Even though digital theater sound delivery systems the likes of THX, Dolby and SDDS permit summer pics such as "G.I. Jane" and "Mimic" to be played loudly enough to be imprinted on your DNA, the…
Arab-Americans and U.S. Catholics issued separate complaints Wednesday against the Walt Disney Co., claiming its movies and television shows depict negative stereotypes.
When a voiceover needs approval, the deadline is now and the studio isn't available until later, who ya gonna call?
The quirky controversy brewing around the latest Guy Maddin pic sounds like something straight out of one of the offbeat Canadian helmer's own pictures.
Writer-director John Sayles, who has helmed 11 pictures, including "Lone Star," "Return of the Seacaucus Seven" and "Men With Guns," has joined the board of advisers of Aperture Inc., a nonprofit…
Leo Jaffe, the onetime Columbia Pictures chieftain who not only turned his lot into an oasis for talented producers and directors but also helped set in motion the changes that would forever marry…
The French government agency CDR's sale of the 1,000-title Epic film library is moving forward, CDR said Wednesday, as it disclosed the hiring of investment bank Furman Selz to handle the deal.