After nearly a year of negotiations, Beacon Pictures has optioned the rights to Brit mystery doyenne P.D. James' sci-fi novel "The Children of Men" for a mid-six-figure price, the company confirmed…
Emma-Kate Croghan, the Aussie filmmaker whose debut feature "Love and Other Catastrophes" garnered critical acclaim at the major film fests last year, is set to helm an adaptation of Phillip K…
Daniel Baldwin, of the ubiquitous Baldwin clan, and Sheryl Lee will join James Woods in the John Carpenter-helmed "Vampires" for Largo Entertainment and Storm King Prods., sources said Tuesday.
Richard Solomon, the former president of production at Warner Bros.-based Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods., is joining Ed Zwick and Marshal Herskovitz's Bedford Falls Prods., according to sources.
The industry is taking a fresh approach to old corn, and a prime example is the primate melodrama "Mighty Joe Young." The Walt Disney Co. next summer will launch a giant-size marketing blitz tied to…
John Polwrek, who had worked in Universal Pictures marketing for the past 13 years and was the point person for corporate promotional tie-ins, exited the studio abruptly on Friday, sources said. He…
As producers rush to remake old works, they are finding the biggest hurdle is securing rights. In current contracts, it's clearly defined who owns remake, sequel and TV series rights to a property…
Remakes of classic films like "Sabrina" and "An Affair to Remember" bombed at the box office, so Hollywood is lowering its sights: The studios are throwing big bucks at camp.
Abbie Charette has been upped to vice president of production at Saban Entertainment, reporting to Lance Robbins, president of motion pictures and TV.
May's domestic box office weighed in with a hefty $502.2 million, but it wasn't quite enough to topple the 1996 record of $517 million.
When the Italian arm of Buena Vista reissues "Lady and the Tramp" in national theaters this week, the beloved Disney dogs will bark in different tones from when the classic first appeared.