Jim Henson Pictures has optioned "Valiant," a story by Jim Dublin and Paul Zaloom, writers and producers of the CBS kids sci-fi series "Beakman's World."
DreamWorks will become a bi-coastal studio with the opening of a New York office Monday. The new headquarters will house divisions of marketing and distribution to oversee East Coast operations in…
In what amounts to a fantasy pairing for New Line Cinema, the studio is in talks with Ron Howard to direct Jim Carrey in the remake of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," sources said.
One year after bowing their Grand Central Pictures partnership, former studio execs Melinda Farrell and Steven Roffer have put together a Steven Herek vehicle for Paramount, a boxing biopic with…
Live Entertainment's new management team unveiled themselves and their business goals Thursday, one day after the publicly held indie film company finalized its private buyout by an investment group…
Millfilm, the f/x post-production facility fronted by Ridley and Tony Scott, has raised $10.6 million to finance its operations.
Twentieth Century Fox is attempting to raise from the archives Robert Aldrich's 1965 survival thriller "The Flight of the Phoenix." Tom Rothman's Fox film division has struck a deal to develop a…
Mike Leigh, Walter Bernstein and Horton Foote on Wednesday won the top Humanitas Prizes, which honors writers for effectively communicating human values in their scripts.
New York-based arthouse distributor Kino Intl. has acquired all North American rights to two films by "Chungking Express" helmer Wong Kar-wai.
Mark Canton's life is one long string of ironies.
If you needed any further proof that history itself has become a commodity, consider that Sony Pictures Studios currently is selling off the last remaining authentic MGM Studios Moviolas at $300 a…