An upcoming trial in Los Angeles may give Hollywood screenwriters the upper hand in disputes over whether their ideas have been stolen. The case stems from Miramax's 1998 film "Rounders" and Jeff…
Nora Ephron will write and direct for Columbia an adaptation of the Julie Powell book "Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen."
New Line will descend to "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," snapping up Craig Titley's pitch for an updated version of Jules Verne's novel and setting it up with Sam Raimi and Josh Donen through their…
The Tribeca Film Festival saw a second pic draw a distribution pact Tuesday, when Gary Rubin's First Independent Pictures and HBO Video teamed to pick up "Mini's First Time," by writer-helmer Nick…
The Hollywood Film Festival has announced a call for entries for its 10th annual festival and awards, running Oct. 17-23 at the ArcLight Cinemas.
Craig Ferguson, Jason Alexander, John Cleese, Margaret Cho, John Pinette, Bill Cosby and Drew Carey are among comics making the trek to Montreal for the 24th Just for Laughs comedy festival.
A year after a homevideo shortfall rocked their faith in the company, investors seemed pleased by what prexy Lew Coleman called a "relatively quiet" first quarter for DreamWorks Animation, driven by…
Deal or no deal? Reps for Randy Quaid on Tuesday said the actor has dropped his lawsuit against Focus Features because the company agreed to pay him a bonus.
Jan de Bont has given life to "The Un-Dead," launching development of a "Dracula" sequel through his Blue Tulip Prods. banner along with Atchity Entertainment.
The movie and recording industries would like college students to unlearn certain computer skills, such as using the campus's local area network (LAN) to swap files illegally.