Eric Eisner's getting into the movie business, launching L+E Prods. and starting production on "Hamlet 2," a high school comedy starring Steve Coogan and Catherine Keener with Andy Fleming directing.
Sony Pictures Animation is getting into the direct-to-DVD biz with a sequel to last year's "Open Season." Unit is starting production on "Open Season 2," with a 2009 release likely.
Director, writer and producer Walter Hill will receive the Flanders Film Festival's Joseph Plateau Award for his lifetime achievement, the fest announced Thursday.
Joaquin Phoenix and director James Gray will team for the third time in "Two Lovers," a drama to be financed by 2929 Prods. and begin production in November. Gwyneth Paltrow is in final negotiations…
Will Smith will reunite with the creative team behind "The Pursuit of Happyness" to star in "Seven Pounds."
Film about the eviction of Israeli settlers from Gaza, looks to be the helmer's strongest entry since "Kippur."
Productivity is one quality that no studio, or any major business operation, can get enough of. So it shouldn't be surprising that Sony Pictures Entertainment has room for two hyper-productive…
Sony's box office numbers
Dealmaking at the Toronto Film Festival got off to its usual sluggish start Thursday, but the sheer tonnage of major preems promised a weekend to remember.
Nearly four years into their arranged studio marriage, Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal have settled into an easy rhythm that many a wedded couple might envy.
Screen Gems topper Clint Culpepper likes to fly under the radar. As far as he's concerned, less is always more; delivering a strong bottom line to his multilabel bosses, Sony Pictures chairmen Amy…