The robots are looking even shinier. Actual weekend gross for DreamWorks and Paramount's "Transformers" was $70.5 million, versus Sunday's estimate of $67.6 million, a gain of 4%.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Natl. Assn. of Theatre Owners have announced that five arrests have been made recently for illegal camcording of "Transformers" in California, Florida…
The third DVD set in the National Film Preservation Foundation's "Treasures From American Film Archives" series will feature 48 early-20th century works that tackled social issues.
The International Press Academy (IPA) is jumping aboard the eco-friendly bandwagon this year with its 12th Annual Satellite Awards, replacing the red carpet with a green one.
Rose Kuo has been tapped artistic director for the AFI Fest. She will oversee programming and artistic vision in her new position at the Los Angeles festival.
The 12th Stony Brook Film Festival will feature the American preems of Ghyslaine Cote's pic, "A Family Secret," and Douglas Horn's "Entry Level," which played at Cannes.
Gotham production-distribution shingle City Lights Pictures has taken U.S. rights to Brazilian Cao Hamburger's Berlin competition player "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation."
It seems like Marc Shaiman never stops. While he tinkers with the mix of the bigscreen adaptation of his smash Broadway musical "Hairspray" (opening July 20), he's also composing the score for the…
Gustaf Skarsgard will play the lead in Swedish helmer Ella Lemhagen's "Patrik 1,5."
The history of Broadway musicals on film is often unhappy. (John Huston's "Annie," anyone?) Even when the creative teams responsible have been involved in their adaptation -- the Rodgers and…
"We're very devoted, great friends," says actor-comedian-director Billy Crystal of Marc Shaiman. "He's a part of the family. We've done all of these things professionally, but we've also been through…