China's broadcast watchdog wants state TV programmers to stick closer to the party line on "political and propaganda discipline" and is clamping down on the use of international news footage from…
"The Lord of the Rings" producer Barrie Osborne reportedly is in talks to make a movie about the eventful life of Korean helmer Shin Sang-ok, who died last week.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America named Greg Frazier, former chief of staff to MPAA chair Dan Glickman, as senior VP for international trade policy.
MTV has greenlit "Rob & Big Black," a buddy comedy revolving around real-life pro street skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his bodyguard, Christopher "Big Black" Boykin. Music net has ordered eight…
NBC Universal parent General Electric saw profits surge 14% to $4 billion last quarter -- no thanks to NBC. Chairman-CEO Jeffrey Immelt plugged the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a key event in the quest…
Director Geoff Elliott, a superb cast and an outstanding production team create true theatrical magic in their new presentation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." It's easy for directors to…
"Scary Movie 4" frightened away the competition while "The Wild" proved very docile. Dimension and Miramax's horror spoof sequel bowed to $41 million. While the opening was very strong -- biggest…
John Lesher and Al Gore do some male bonding at the reception and screening of the Par Classic docu "An Inconvenient Truth," on April 10 at the Paramount Screening Room in New York.
The Australian Screen Directors' Assn. didn't get around to holding an awards dinner last year, so organizers ensured this year's event at the Intl. College of Management in Manly April 6 unspooled…
The April 10 world premiere of the Aussie war pic "Kokoda" had an air of triumph despite the Aussie fighters on screen not achieving a clear-cut victory in the New Guinea hills.
The Sarasota Film Festival announced winners of its competitive sections at an April 8 Filmmakers Tribute Dinner that honored thesps Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy, producer Paula Wagner…