Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill Vol. 2" will open the Moscow Intl. Film Festival on June 18, amid speculation the helmer will be on hand in the Russian capital.
In recognition of the growing importance of DVDs to the overall revenues of media content, the Mipcom TV market is inaugurating a competition rewarding creativity and innovation in DVD content.
Showbiz labor tension ratcheted up Wednesday as the Writers Guild of America emphatically rejected a final contract offer from the Hollywood studios and nets but urged that negotiations continue.
Thanks to Michael Wilson and Brian Cartmell, Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" may get a little hotter. For the past 14 months, the Minneapolis-based Wilson has devoted himself to making his own…
DreamWorks is a little late with "The Terminal." Directed by Steven Spielberg, the pic stars Tom Hanks as an Eastern European traveler stranded in New York's JFK Airport, because his warring homeland…
The elevation of Tom Freston as overseer of Paramount Pictures should trigger stepped-up movie output from Nickelodeon and MTV. Both units were long frustrated by a paucity of greenlights from the…
David Mamet will write and direct "Joan of Bark: the Dog that Saved France" for John Calley to produce and Will Ferrell to star in for Columbia Pictures. Like much Mamet fare, pic is a contemporary…
New Line Cinema has optioned Jodi Picoult's novel "My Sister's Keeper." Published in April by Simon & Schuster imprint Atria Books, "My Sister's Keeper" is about a family in which a daughter has…
David E. Kelley has firmed up his production team for "The Practice: Fleet Street." Jeff Rake and Scott Kaufer have been tapped to serve as exec producers of the latest chapter of "The Practice,"…
The Screen Actors Guild membership has yet again rebuffed a referendum spearheaded by CEO Bob Pisano, narrowly voting down a proposed dues hike that would have raised an additional $7.3 million…
David E. Kelley is getting into the reality biz, teaming with David Garfinkle and Jay Renfroe's Renegade 83 Prods. ("Blind Date") for a unscripted legal drama set up at NBC.