Steven Spielberg, the father of the summer blockbuster, said he may make lower-budgeted specialty pics at DreamWorks now that it's owned by Paramount.
Jean Picker Firstenberg is stepping down as CEO of the American Film Institute next year following the celebration of the org's 40th anniversary and a search for her successor.
The inaugural St. Petersburg Film Festival has been cancelled. Event, which was to take place July 18-31, was set up by businessman Mark Rudinstein.
"The Life of an Agent" is a fascinating sampling of instructional films prepared to train secret police agents in Hungary during the Cold War. Helmer Gabor Zsigmond Papp repeatedly and often…
Having hosted the world preem, China now says it no longer understands Sony's "The Da Vinci Code." Prints of "Code" were withdrawn from cinemas across the country after the final screenings Thursday.
"X-Men 3" scribe Zak Penn has reshuffled the deck on his improvisational poker comedy "The Grand." Insomnia Media Group has anted up financing and will produce the movie with Eleven Eleven Films.
New Line has decided to launch "Battle Royale," buying the remake rights to the controversial Japanese sci-fi pic and setting up the project with Neal Moritz and Roy Lee.
Rob Minkoff, who directed "The Lion King" and the "Stuart Little" films, has been attached to direct "Bad Dogs," another talking-critter film. Live-action pic will be financed by Level 1…
For a while there in the 1960s, it looked like cinema's biggest sadist was trying to become its biggest masochist. The suave spy who with a curl of his lip could ingeniously dispatch the most…
Bill Maher is teaming with "A Scanner Darkly" producers Palmer West and Jonah Smith on docu "A Spiritual Journey," Maher's take on the current state of world religion. West and Smith are producing…