AMC is on the cusp of greenlighting the original series "Breaking Bad," Vince Gilligan's show about a middle-aged high school teacher who becomes a crystal-meth dealer.
Ellen Burstyn, Carla Gugino and David Boreanaz will co-star in independent sports drama "Our Lady of Victory." Pic tells the story of the Immaculata College women's basketball team, which rose from…
France is honoring New Line toppers Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne as "Chevaliers Des Arts et Des Lettres" in recognition for contributions to the arts and literature.
Bob Barker's long goodbye to "The Price is Right" will come to an end June 15. That's the date CBS has set for the final first-run Barker-hosted episode of the quizzer.
Mike Myers is attached to star in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," a remake of the Danny Kaye comedy classic that producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. has moved from Paramount to 20th Century Fox. Jay Kogen…
Is Tokyo becoming the new Westwood? Two of the mega-budget summer tentpoles -- "Spider-Man 3" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" -- premiered in Japan's capital city, a testament to the…
"The Band's Visit" and "Caramel," the two Mideast pics that sparked bidding wars among U.S. distribs, have inked deals that could well be the richest ever for films from their respective countries…
John McTiernan will helm "Run," a $30 million action-thriller to star Karl Urban ("The Lord of the Rings," "The Bourne Supremacy"). Urban plays an Interpol agent who, while pursuing a murder suspect…
As the hoopla at Cannes finally shows signs of peaking, a number of U.S players came up for air, either to announce pictures they've bought or to trumpet pictures they've sold. With so much money…
Roman Polanski's $135 million "Pompeii" has two new producing partners, Germany's Constantin Film and Spain's Ensueno. In two of the biggest deals at Cannes this year, the two companies have inked…
The Venice Film Festival is gearing up for a high-profile edition, with Zhang Yimou on board as jury prexy and Robert Zemekis' 3-D "Beowulf" leading a Hollywood-heavy pack of titles tipped to unspool.