Launching three months ago, family-friendly Fox Walden Films has finalized the release sked for its first four titles, relocating "The Dark Is Rising" to Columbus Day weekend from the original Sept…
FX is cornering the market on TV rights to comicbook pics. The cabler has followed its pickup of Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man 3" last week with a deal for five movies from Sony, led by the Nicolas Cage…
Lakeshore is "cranking" it up again. Company headed by chairman and CEO Tom Rosenberg is reteaming with "Crank" creators Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor on "Game," a high-concept futuristic thriller…
Larry Gelbart, the writer-producer with a resume that stretches from the heyday of radio to Broadway to Emmy-winning HBO telepics, has been tapped to receive the Kieser Award from the Humanitas org…
German public funding org Filmstiftung NRW has lined up $650,000 in support of 22 projects from mostly newcomers and documentary filmmakers.
Twentieth Century Fox and New Regency will remake "Taps," the 1981 military drama that launched the careers of Tom Cruise, Sean Penn and Timothy Hutton. Frank E. Flowers will write the screenplay…
The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday its long-awaited Chinese film "The Magic Gourd" will get a theatrical release this summer through China Film Group Corp.
Edward Zwick and thesp Daniel Craig are teaming for World War II action-drama "Defiance," about a band of Jewish resistance fighters. Paramount Vantage is in advanced negotiations to pick up domestic…
Google nudged video closer to center stage on Wednesday, announcing that it would spotlight video content from YouTube, Metacafe, iFilm and other sites on its main search page. Move will likely drive…
Based on a 10-page proposal, Nickelodeon Movies has made a preemptive buy of "Bro-Jitsu: The Martial Art of Sibling Rivalry," a book that will be written by Daniel H. Wilson.