"March of the Penguins" is at the center of a legal dispute between the producers and the director of photography, who wants a director's credit on the film.
Pay TV broadcaster Setanta Sports has raised Euros 315 million ($415 million) to fund a major expansion of its U.K. services, led by the launch of its live Premier League soccer coverage next August.
Publishers Weekly has tapped Jane Friedman, the prexy-CEO of HarperCollins, as its second recipient of its Publishing Person of the Year Award for 2006. The honor to Friedman follows last December's…
Producer Jane Rosenthal heard something on the radio recently that she can't remember ever hearing before. "I thought it was a promo for our movie," she says of the Robert De Niro-directed "The Good…
Laura Linney has signed to star in the HBO miniseries "John Adams" opposite Paul Giamatti. Tom Hooper, who won an Emmy for helming cabler's "Elizabeth I," has come aboard to direct all seven hourlong…
When American filmmakers bemoan their "struggle" to make a film, they usually mean financial woes or unsympathetic studio bosses. But elsewhere in the world, when war and cultural strife interfere…
If all the films that might benefit from reconsideration during Oscar season, "World Trade Center" may have the most to gain. Not because it failed to get a fair shake the first time around, but…
It may have been canceled in 2002, but "Firefly" lives on. Four years after an 11-episode run on Fox and a year after a feature adaptation grossed a modest $25 million, "Firefly" has been licensed by…
Zhang Jiarui's "The Road" took the top Golden Pyramid for film at the 30th Cairo Film Festival. Event, which opened Nov. 28, concluded Friday with a glittering closing ceremony.
A record-setting 61 countries submitted films for consideration in this year's race. Only five will advance.
Independent producer Nick Wechsler ("North Country") has launched development of Bruce Bauman's debut novel "And the Word Was" with Volume One's Gena Resnick and Dean Levitt.