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Turtle Power Storms Us Box Office

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shot to number one in the US box office charts in its opening weekend.Industry figures released today put TMNT, the turtle-powered return of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael, on around $25...

By on 25 March 2007

Dreamworks Apologises To Motown

Film studio DreamWorks has taken out a full page advertisement in the trade press to apologise for any hurt caused by the film Dreamgirls.The film, which has garnered Oscar nominations for actor Eddie Murphy and...

By on 22 February 2007

Paramount Planning Production Slate In Australia

Viacom's Paramount Pictures has opened offices in Sydney, Australia aimed at distributing Paramount and DreamWorks films in that country and also co-producing local film projects. Mike Selwyn, managing director of Paramount Australia, told today's (Wednesday)...

Viacom Taketh, Now Giveth

Viacom, which ordered that all of the clips from its cable networks be pulled off YouTube two weeks ago, will allow them to return to a new video website, Joost, the Wall Street Journal reported...

Hardy Treatment For Cruise

Tom Cruise is hoping to get his acting career back on track with a new film inspired by the popular Hardy Boys novels.Cruise was last year ditched by Paramount after his increasingly bizarre public behaviour.With...

By on 14 February 2007

Indy To Return To The Big Screen In 2008

The next instalment of the Indiana Jones films has been given a 2008 release date, as Paramount Pictures confirmed the original cast and crew would reunite.While no title has been given for the fourth film...

By on 08 February 2007

Art Buchwald Dies At 81

Art Buchwald, the writer who appeared to look at all of life -- and even his own death -- with a sense of humor died Wednesday night of kidney failure in Washinton D.C. at age...

At Viacom, The Hits Keep On Happening

Only one day after Gail Berman was ousted as president of Viacom's Paramount Pictures after only 18 months on the job, the company announced the departure of yet another high-profile exec: Michael Wolf, president and...

Berman Toppled At Paramount

Another shake-up has jolted the executive peak of the Paramount mountain. The studio announced late Wednesday that Paramount Pictures President Gail Berman had resigned after 18 months -- with two years remaining on her contract....

Redstone Defends Cruise Ouster

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone indicated Monday that he has no regrets about his decision to cut his company's ties to Tom Cruise. Interviewed by former Disney chief Michael Eisner on Eisner's CNBC talk show Monday,...

Redstone Rocket Fired At Cruise Missile

In an action that seemed destined to send Tom Cruise scurrying back to Scientology's E-meters to discover the source of his recent tribulations, Paramount Pictures on Tuesday dropped him and his production company after an...

J.j. Abrams, The Next Spielberg?

J. J. Abrams, the 40-year-old writer-producer who co-created ABC's Lost and went on to direct Paramount's Mission: Impossible 3, has signed separate deals with Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. TV that together are worth more...

Japanese Court Rules Pre-1953 Movies In Public Domain

A Japanese company that has released at bargain prices DVDs of movie classics produced prior to 1953 may continue to do so, a Japanese court ruled Tuesday. Kyodo News said that the Tokyo District Court...

Pitt And Aniston's Company Moves To Paramount

Estranged Hollywood couple BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON are moving their production company PLAN B from WARNER BROS to PARAMOUNT PICTURES after their business partner BRAD GREY became Paramount's CEO. The couple and producer...

Spielberg Defends Cruise's Love Declarations

Movie-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has leapt to the defence of newly-engaged superstar TOM CRUISE, after weeks of media and public criticism of the actor's over-enthusiastic declarations of love for fiancee KATIE HOLMES. The 42-year-old film...

Movie Makers Battle For Halo Film Rights

Hollywood movie makers are locked in a $87.4 million (GBP46 million) battle to secure the film rights for hit videogame HALO. The Xbox game is the console's biggest-selling title to date - selling over...

Wiedlin's Star Trek Sex Memories

GO-GOS star JANE WIEDLIN has mixed emotions of the time she spent on STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME - because her time in the movie also represents a messy sexual experience. The RUSH...

Cruise Puts Mission: Impossible Iii In Danger

TOM CRUISE's bizarre recent behaviour and devotion to Scientology has forced movie bosses to consider scrapping MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III, according to widespread reports. The COLLATERAL heart-throb recently shocked viewers during an appearance on OPRAH...

Sixx Thrilled By Knoxville Role

NIKKI SIXX is delighted JOHNNY KNOXVILLE has agreed to play him in an upcoming biopic about his MOTLEY CRUE band. The legendary rock band made a deal in 2003 with MTV FILMS and PARAMOUNT...

Elliott Snubs Role In Life Story

MISSY ELLIOTT's life story is to be transformed to the big screen - but the rapper is refusing to play herself in the movie. The WORK IT star - who is onboard as the...

Lemony Snicket Director Fuming Over Script Delay

Director BRAD SIBLING has slammed movie bosses for failing to write a script for a sequel of his hit movie LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS. Sibling complains that although the JIM CARREY-starring...

Mcgillis Furious Paramount Made Her Stoop Beside Cruise

Actress KELLY McGILLIS is still furious with movie giant PARAMOUNT for making her stoop in 1986 film TOP GUN to conceal her co-star TOM CRUISE's short build. McGillis complains she can't watch the film,...

Dylan's 'Inner Blackness' Explored In Hollywood Film

Rock legend BOB DYLAN is to be celebrated on film in a subversive new production by maverick director TODD HAYNES called I'M NOT THERE: SUPPOSITIONS ON A FILM CONCERNING DYLAN. In a bizarre...

Lee To Conjure Up New Hero

Legendary comic book creator STAN LEE is working with producer ROBERT EVANS and HELLBOY writer PETER BRIGGS to create a new movie superhero - FOREVERMAN. The film script focuses on a new breed of...

Grizzly Hollywood Murder Trial To Begin Today

Hollywood's most grizzly murder case gets underway today (02MAR05) as the man who allegedly beheaded screenwriter ROBERT LEES in a double homicide faces the death penalty. KEVIN LEE GRAFF broke into the home of...

Missy Making Movie About Her Life

Hip-hop star MISSY ELLIOTT will tell all about her struggle to rise to fame in a new movie about her life. The WORK IT rapper, who has often told how her childhood home was...

Forty Shades Of Blue Wins Big Prize At Sundance

RIP TORN movie FORTY SHADES OF BLUE was the big winner at this year's (05) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL as the annual independent exhibition wrapped up on Saturday night (29JAN05). The family drama, directed by...

Pitt And Aniston To Remain Business Partners

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON have announced plans to remain business partners, following their shock split earlier this month (JAN05). The future of the former couple's production company PLAN B ENTERTAINMENT was thrown into...

Star Trek Movie Scrapped

The latest installment in the STAR TREK movie series has been scrapped by film-makers who were disappointed by the finished screenplay. PARAMOUNT hoped to take the sci-fi franchise back before WILLIAM SHATNER's CAPTAIN KIRK...

Pitt's Partner Lands Paramount Post

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON's film-making partner BRAD GREY is set to quit the trio's successful company after being handed the top role at PARAMOUNT STUDIOS. Grey set up PLAN B with Pitt two...

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