When Paramount Pictures' "Zodiac" opened at $13.4 million, the David Fincher pic seemed to behave like many of the helmer's previous, edgy efforts.
Hot off the socko bow of "300" this past weekend, star Gerard Butler is at the center of a package that CAA began shopping Monday for a remake of John Carpenter's 1981 actioner "Escape From New York."
Snoot Entertainment has signed Luke Wilson, Amanda Peet, Dennis Quaid, Justin Long and Chris Evans for voice roles in its upcoming CG-animated picture "Terra."
Musicvid directors Cameron Duddy and Chris Koby have begun helming docu "John Henry," about the feisty and determined Thoroughbred racehorse.
DreamWorks Animation is joining the digital 3-D wave. Studio plans to release all its pics in 3-D starting in 2009. That should give a major boost to the fledgling technology now available on just a…
Jack Black is in talks to star in the Ben Stiller-directed laffer "Tropic Thunder" for DreamWorks Pictures. Stiller's shingle Red Hour Films is producing.
Pan-European cinema chain Kinepolis Group Intl. has announced healthy 2006 results, driven by increased cinema attendance and higher margins.
Local pics are holding a 62.1% market share in the year to date, though overall admissions are falling short of last year.
Aussie helmer Alex Frayne debuts notably with "Modern Love," a starkly filmed gothic psychodrama about a family man afflicted by radical personality change in a weird coastal town. Already screened…
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will honor Paramount Pictures honcho Rob Moore at its 33rd annual Dinner of Champions Sept. 24 at the Century Plaza Hotel.
Wong Kar Wai, who has already committed to three pics, has added another to his busy schedule.