The Force is with "Family Guy." Fox's animated hit will kick off its fifth season this fall with an hourlong episode that retells the "Star Wars" saga using "Family Guy" characters.
Studios are looking at Sony's nearly $800 million in worldwide grosses for "Spider-Man 3" as the first hopeful sign that their strategy of flooding the market with tentpoles will work.
DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Third" may have stomped the domestic B.O. over the May 18-20 weekend, but abroad, "Spider-Man 3" was still king.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" hit $58 million in its first two days of pre-weekend release Disney said Friday.
Nordisk Film Distribution has picked up Nordic rights to "Crossing Over" and "White Jazz."
1,000 "Pirates of the Caribbean" fans gathered for a 10-hour back-to-back-to-back marathon of the full trilogy at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood Thursday.
The skull and crossbones will fly over Europe this weekend.
IFC Films has closed a deal for North American rights to Gus Van Sant's "Paranoid Park," which screened in competition in Cannes.
To the editor: After reading John Anderson's review of "Billy The Kid" (Daily Variety, April 27) I'm compelled to defend the film and its filmmaker.
Sean Faris is set to star in teen drama "Get Some," the first film greenlit from the revamped Summit Entertainment, with lensing to begin in July in Los Angeles and Florida.
If Brian De Palma moves ahead with prequel "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," it will be sans Nicolas Cage. Cage had been in negotiations to star in the follow-up, but talks have ended because of…