| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Sony Pictures is close to a deal with bestselling author Michael Lewis to bring his latest book, a Wall Street drama and detective story, to the silver screen.
“Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” recounts how a group of misfit stock...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Randall Wallace didn't expect a rock-star reception when he went on the road to promote his faith-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" ahead of its Easter-weekend release.
Yet at the First Assembly of God Church in Phoenix, 9,000 congregants greeted the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Independent producer Lawrence Grey sold the screenplay for "Section 6" for $1 million after setting off a bidding war between the major studios.
Six months later, in March, he sold the screenplay for "Winter's Knight" the same way, for the same price....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Marking a shift from comedy to drama, "Anchorman" co-writer Adam McKay will write and direct "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' bestseller about the financial crisis of the 2000s, Paramount Pictures announced Monday.
Paramount is producing...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Paramount, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Lionsgate have teamed up for the launch of national charity TrueSpark to help provide support for the nonprofit that uses inspirational movies to expose, immerse and engage youth on issues of character....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LOS ANGELES - A man who has been accused of breaking into Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock's Los Angeles home has also been accused of possessing a stockpile of
weapons, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said on Wednesday.
Police found the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua could be mounting up together again for a remake of the classic western "The Magnificent Seven."
Having previously collaborated on "Training Day" and the upcoming "The Equalizer," Washington and Fuqua are...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Mary Poppins" is a screen classic, but Walt Disney’s dealings with novelist P.L. Travers in getting the movie rights to the story weren’t nearly as genial.
This enjoyable behind-the-scenes story draws fine performances from Tom Hanks as...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
What is central for the future of family and faith-based entertainment and its expansion is its credibility and engagement with audiences and communities at large, according to DeVon Franklin, Sony Entertaiment's senior VP of production.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:49 PM
A creative dispute between a writer and a studio head over the direction of a prospective motion picture sounds like the kind of movie scenario only a lawyer could love.
But when the writer is cranky, crusty P.L. Travers, who means it when she says "I...