Horton Foote, the Oscar-, Emmy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright known for his richly detailed characters and tart observations of human foibles, died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn. He was 92.
Lionsgate has acquired rights to two more Tyler Perry films -- "Why Did I Get Married Too" and "I Can Do Bad All by Myself" -- with the multihyphenate writing, directing and starring in both projects.
Chinese helmer Zhang Yimou is planning to make a movie to mark the 60th anniversary of the revolution that brought the Communist Party to power -- the latest step in the once-banned filmmaker's…
Studio Ghibli, the toon house responsible for the Hayao Miyazaki smashes "Spirited Away" and "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea," is collaborating with automaker Toyota to open a new training studio.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is joining the ranks of showbiz companies doling out pinkslips.
Robert Mitchell, Walt Disney Co. senior VP and managing director of its U.K. operations, has ankled effective immediately.
Romanian writer director Nae Caranfil's epic story of the making of an early black and white film about the country's 19th century war of independence, "The Rest is Silence," swept the boards at the…
U.K. shingle Big Rich Films has optioned Owen Sheers' WW2 novel "Resistance" for the bigscreen.
Hollywood's studios have a new headache in Spain. Catalonia, one of Spain's wealthiest regions, is threatening regulations to push U.S. majors to release movies in subtitled prints rather than…
Michael Brandt and Derek Haas have signed on to adapt upcoming Richard Doetsch novel "The Thirteenth Hour" for New Line Cinema and producer Michael De Luca.
Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan will star in Warner Bros.' detective comedy "A Couple of Cops," with Kevin Smith directing his first major studio pic.