Warner Bros. Pictures has preemptively bought the pitch "Kite" from scribes Michael Lander and Ryan Roy for Leonardo DiCaprio's shingle Appian Way to produce.
Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to the Max Barry novel "Company," which Steve Pink will adapt. Tom Shadyac and Michael Bostick will produce the film through U-based Shady Acres. Luke…
Universal Pictures has hired Doug Neil as senior VP in charge of its digital marketing and promotions.
When he took the Oscar producing gig in 1989, Allan Carr promised to turn a stagnant and stale broadcast into what he called "the antithesis of tacky." He came up a bit short, presiding instead over…
A day after Stacey Snider defected to DreamWorks, Universal Studios prexy Ron Meyer sought to buck up the U troops with a Monday morning meeting of about 50 execs.
The pension fund belonging to Fortune 100 conglom Honeywell Intl. has planted a major stake in Legendary Pictures, becoming the first pension fund of its size to invest directly in the movie biz.
Applause Entertainment's "Black" swept India's 51st Filmfare Awards Saturday, taking 11 awards including best picture.
James Cameron will keynote the Digital Cinema Summit at the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab. As digital cinema starts to roll out to theaters this year, Cameron will address the potential of…
Australia's National Film and Sound Archive will restore what it believes is the earliest feature ever made, "The Story of the Kelly Gang," about bushranger Ned Kelly, to celebrate the centenary of…
Even as he continues on the comeback trail from his self-imposed exile, comic Dave Chappelle remains teasingly elusive. Fans of his inspired stand-up and shockingly funny Comedy Central series may…