Simon Jones, who brokered the original deals to create "Pop Idol" in the U.K. and "American Idol" in the U.S., has joined Simon Cowell's production company Syco as senior VP, operations and…
"Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian," the second movie in Disney and Walden Media's "Narnia" franchise, will qualify as a British film under the U.K.'s new cultural test, despite the fact that the…
French films closed the gap on Hollywood in the first 11 months of 2006, grabbing a 44% share of the French box office, up from 38% in the same period last year, while U.S. fare dipped 1.2% to 46%.
Metrodome has acquired all U.K. rights to Laurie Collyer's "Sherrybaby," which stars Maggie Gyllenhaal as a young woman struggling to get her life back on track after being released from prison.
The chance to work on a film of such heightened style and panache as "The Good German" was too much for actress Cate Blanchett to pass up. And the opportunity of collaborating with an Oscar-winning…
For Phyllis Somerville, "Little Children" was a different experience right from the start. Instead of auditioning with a casting director or opposite another actor, the reading was with director Todd…
There aren't many 9 to 5 jobs in the industry. Thankfully, some retailers have extended their holiday shopping hours through Dec. 23.
Ryan Murphy is quick to admit his obsession with Augusten Burroughs' 2002 bestseller, "Running With Scissors." He optioned it, spent more than a year adapting the screenplay, finished it in early…
Producer Paul Maslansky has optioned movie rights to "Coming Through Slaughter," a book about jazz legend Buddy Bolden by Michael Ondaatje.
You'd think being a parent would have prepared Kate Winslet to play Sarah Pierce, the bored young mother and housewife in Todd Field's suburban drama "Little Children." If only.
Nala Films has given life to "Open Grave," launching development of Eddie and Chris Borey's thriller with a planned start date of mid-2007.