DreamWorks is waiting for Paul Greengrass to submit an official budget for “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” which the studio wants to make for just under $30 million. Greengrass and his producers are…
Johnny Depp and producer Jerry Bruckheimer have spoken out for the first time since mega-budget Western “The Lone Ranger” crumbled at the global box office, blaming U.S. critics for one of the…
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
Note to Universal: When it comes to ghosts, it would appear audiences prefer the fact-based kind vs. silly spirits being chased by Ryan Reynolds and the Dude. Universal’s $130 million disaster…
It's been 15 years since Roland Emmerich's "Godzilla" disappointed moviegoers, critics and ultimately Sony, when the $130 million-budgeted picture earned just $379 million worldwide. Legendary…
Film industry pros usually choose between being a "suit" or a "creative," with business execs rarely attempting artistic careers and vice-versa. But as traditionally low indie film budgets become…
After spending the past two weeks trying to turn the tide for "Pacific Rim," Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures now are bracing for what appears to be a gruesome inevitability for the $185…
With Roland Emmerich opening his latest film, “White House Down,” this weekend, the director shines a timely spotlight on Warner Bros.’ big-budget original-concept gamble, “Pacific Rim,” opening July…
The producer and the studio that bankrolled the movie need auds to love it: The picture cost approximately $250 million to produce, and more than $150 million to market and distribute around the…
UPDATE: Universal’s low-budget horror film, “The Purge,” is invading theaters at an alarming rate. The $3 million-produced feature from Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions is on track for $14 million…
One big question on the minds of IM Global's Stuart Ford, Participant Media's Jim Berk and others: Can the emerging markets handle larger-budget films?