| May 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sony Pictures has optioned the rights to author Mark Greaney's novel "The Gray Man" with Joe Roth and Palak Patel on board to produce and Anthony and Joe Russo attached to write and direct.
The thriller is the first in a four-part book series written...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Members of the Producers Guild of America have elected Gary Lucchesi and Lori McCreary as presidents, replacing Mark Gordon and Hawk Koch, for a two-year term.
The election took place Saturday at the Warner Bros. lot, the location of the PGA's Produced...
| 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....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Loyola High School in Los Angeles will showcase the work of young filmmakers from across the country via a student-run film festival, the first such event in the school's 149-year history, to be held May 17.
Open to all U.S. high-school students, the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The movie producer Michael De Luca was at Monday's Hollywood Film Awards to accept a filmmaking prize, but he didn't spend the early part of the evening celebrating. Instead, the veteran found himself being grilled about "Fifty Shades of Grey," the E.L....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened.
"He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On a balmy midsummer evening at Griffith Park, a game of TV cops and mobsters is afoot.
Guns are holstered, trench coats are cinched and bruises are being smudged onto actors. And then, in mock dramatic fashion, Frank Darabont steps out of the shadows...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If you were one of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans left scratching your head after Charlie Hunnam was first cast as Christian Grey, you were probably even more perplexed when it was announced Jamie Dornan would take over the role.
On Wednesday evening,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:28 PM
"Fifty Shades of ... Ana!" Actress Dakota Johnson assumed the character of B&D plaything Anastasia Steele for Elle magazine's March issue.
The "50 Shades of Grey" star poses for the cover and inside spread wearing all the trappings of a boudoir babe:...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Kazuo Hirai has circumnavigated the globe 12 times since becoming CEO of Sony Corp. in 2012, but he's about to embark on what could be his most entertaining voyage yet: to the Academy Awards.
The 53-year-old executive, known to all as Kaz, is quick to...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The event: Academy Award winners Helen Mirren and Cathy Schulman, president of Women in Film, cohosted a salute to the 2014 female Oscar nominees, presented by WIF’s board of directors and Perrier-Jouet Champagne. (Mirren won for best leading...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Opting for a mix of specialty and studio titles, the Producers Guild of America has selected "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Wolf of...