U.S. helmer Rian Johnson's film noir tribute "Brick" will be among seven first works from three continents unspooling at the Venice Film Festival's 20th Critics Week. "Brick," a Sundance standout…
The U.K.'s Paramount Comedy channel has snapped up exclusive rights to "Stacked," the sophomore comedy featuring Pamela Anderson, and to the Darren Star exec-produced series "Kitchen Confidential"…
Stifling temperatures and still air Wednesday made the Hollywood Bowl an uncomfortable sauna that seemingly sapped the energy out of the Hollywood Jazz Orchestra. The ad hoc orch, under the baton of…
Turns out there's a dark side to the geeks. At last week's San Diego Comic-Con, where nearly every studio put on a major presentation to woo an estimated crowd of more than 100,000 fanboys, pirated…
Tom Hanks will star for Universal in "Charlie Wilson's War," an Aaron Sorkin-scripted drama about a rogue Texas congressman. Pic will be the next film Hanks makes after he completes "The Da Vinci…
It was good news for Monday's "Bad News Bears" preemgoers. Guests were treated to a hoot of a time at the pic's after-party, which boasted an unlimited supply of whiskey shots and Hooters girls -- an…
"Veronica Mars" is heading into CBS' orbit. In a first for the Eye, net has apparently agreed to air four episodes of UPN's critically loved drama to expose the low-rated skein to more viewers.
Rainbow Media's Josh Sapan, Gotham PR maven Peggy Siegal, hypenate Bob Balaban and IFC's Evan Shapiro celebrated Siegel's birthday Tuesday. Event doubled as a premiere screening for IFC's…
Indie distrib ThinkFilm has snapped up all North American rights to Gael Garcia Bernal/William Hurt starrer "The King."
Someone missed something in the planning of the FX party that capped off the cable portion of the Television Critics Assn. press tour Sunday.