The number of worldwide digital theatrical releases doubled in 2005, driven by pics from Disney, Fox and Warner Bros., according to a report by market analyst Screen Digest.
Director Shin Sang-ok, a central figure in Korean film history who was abducted to North Korea in the 1970s and who later worked in Hollywood, died Wednesday in Seoul at the age of 80.
Queen Latifah will star in “Welfare Queen,” a fact-based story of a woman who scammed the welfare system out of a fortune. “Welfare Queen,” based on the life of Dorothy Woods, will be produced by…
Turns out the burger biz is not battle-shy. Fast-food megalith McDonald's is hatching a "crisis management" plan to deal with Fox Searchlight's release of "Fast Food Nation" and the publication of…
Leaders of SAG and AFTRA have agreed with the ad industry on the general outlines of a deal to extend the commercials contract by at least a year in order to conduct a jointly funded study on the…
Kate Mara will star alongside Mark Wahlberg in “The Shooter,” the Antoine Fuqua-directed drama that will lens this summer for Paramount Pictures. She’ll play the love interest of Wahlberg, a master…
Screen Gems has acquired urban drama "To Each His Own," a spec script written by Tyrese Gibson. Gibson will star in and produce the pic, about two friends in conflict, through his HQ Pictures banner.
Rocker Fred Durst will make his feature directorial debut on indie pic "The Education of Charlie Banks." Shooting starts June 12 in Providence, R.I. Jesse Eisenberg, who starred in Noah Baumbach's…
"Everybody Hates Chris" is getting some major Emmy love from its studio. In a first for a broadcast network show, CBS Paramount Network Television has decided to send all 12,000 TV Academy members…
Scribe Sarah Kernochan will pen an untitled religious-themed drama for producer Dan Halsted that's among the first projects financed by former Pizza Hut mogul Gene Bicknell.
ABC Family is beefing up its online presence as part of a multiplatform strategy it will present to advertisers Wednesday. ABCFamily.com will relaunch this summer as a robust media site that includes…