Sam Raimi does right by the Spider-Man comics, which makes him a superhero among fans. And as for the gallant costume he wears while directing, Raimi is quick to explain its humble roots.
Eric Robinson has been upped to veep of production and development at the Weinstein Co. from director of production. He will develop and produce projects for the indie studio, focusing mostly on…
The North American preem of “The Queen,” the latest pic from “Mrs. Henderson Presents” helmer Stephen Frears, will open the New York Film Festival on Sept. 29 at Lincoln Center. The film centers on…
"Because Hollywouldn't." The American Black Film Festival was born a decade ago under that motto, a reaction to the underrepresentation of black talent -- in front of and behind the camera -- and…
The American Black Film Festival will screen 30 features and docus this year, most of them indie U.S. productions reflecting a wide range of subject matter.
After 17 years, Scandinavian major Nordisk Film will no longer distribute Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. films in Scandinavia and will focus on producing and distribbing local films instead.
Oren Aviv has been tapped as prexy of production at Walt Disney Pictures in a major reorganization that sees the exit of Buena Vista Motion Picture Group prexy Nina Jacobson and the elimination of…
ABC Entertainment prexy Steve McPherson is still smarting over Emmy morning. Asked Tuesday about the omission of "Lost" from this year's list of Emmy-nominated dramas -- as well as the absence of the…
At last year's Comic-Con, the annual confab that has become a showcase for Hollywood's genre marketing efforts, anticipation centered around "Superman Returns" and "X-Men: The Last Stand."
The changes at Disney -- now solidified by the exit of Nina Jacobson -- were supposed to set off a round of Wall Street anxiety. After the news last week of upcoming cuts, two analysts downgraded the…