For a plane crash sequence in The Mummy, Tom Cruise did 64 takes in zero gravity.
The Orchard has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Raoul Peck’s historical drama The Young Karl Marx for a theatrical release in the fall.
Jim Gianopulos is named chair and CEO of Paramount, succeeding Brad Grey, who was pushed out in February after running the studio for 12 years.
Warner and MGM have revealed the first look of Oscar winner Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft.
As of today, the film’s global total has crossed the $500 million milestone.
Ian Kenny, who impressed in Sing Street, has joined the ensemble of Lucasfilm’s Han Solo stand-alone movie, starring Alden Ehrenreich.
Robert Rodriguez is in negotiations to direct the remake of John Carpenter’s cult movie, Escape From New York.
Cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, who was nominated for an Oscar for Scorsese’s Silence, will make his directorial debut with the revenge-thriller Bastard.
Chuck Barris, who hosted The Gong Show and created The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game, died Tuesday of natural causes in Palisades, N.Y. He was 87.
Fox Searchlight will release the biopic Battle of the Sexes, starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs on September 22.