Warner Bros. Television is lightening up a bit this year on the drama side, studio brass told a clutch of international TV buyers on Monday as Warners kicked off its L.A. Screenings events.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisition Group opened its checkbook even wider at Cannes over the weekend, making its biggest fest buy yet for Paul W.S. Anderson's remake of "The Long Good Friday."
German helmer Angelina Maccarone's latest film, "Vivere," piles heavy emotional baggage on a slender story frame. Pic looks ravishing, featuring a nocturnal road trip through a cool kaleidoscopic…
They're creepy and they're kooky, and they're headed to Broadway. "The Addams Family," a new large-scale tuner based on the cartoons of Charles Addams, aims to hit the Rialto in the 2009-10 season.
Mario Mazzone, a popular television journalist in Argentina, died May 20 of a heart attack while playing golf in Pilar, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
Karl Lagerfeld could run a movie studio. The designer for Chanel--with his Klaus Kinski profile and signature dove-white ponytail--knows that when it comes to parties, Los Angeles VIPs are harder to…
Actor Carl Wright, who began his career as a tap dancer and comedian, died of cancer May 19 in Chicago.
Robert Rodriguez will helm the "Barbarella" redo for a 2008 Universal release. The "Planet Terror" helmer is working with scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade on the remake of the 1968 film starring…
Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez is getting into the film business. The president's year-old state-sponsored studio complex Villa del Cine will funnel $18 million into "Toussaint," the pet project of…
Twentieth Century Fox has sold Baja Studios -- the Rosarito, Mexico, facility created to house the production of "Titanic" in 1996 -- to Baja Acquisitions for an eight-figure pricetag.
Warner Bros. has set Allen and Albert Hughes to direct the post-apocalyptic drama "Book of Eli." Pic is expected to be the brothers' first feature to go into production since the 2001 thriller "From…