December 12, 2005
Paramount Buys Itself a Christmas Present: DreamWorks Pictures
Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DreamWorks SKG for $1.6 billion in cash and assumption of debt. The deal brings Paramount key assets, including all of DreamWorks' current projects in development. an ongoing production partnership with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen, an exclusive, worldwide distribution agreement with DreamWorks Animation beginning in 2006, DreamWorks' live-action library, DreamWorks' television division and its properties, and exclusive rights to future DreamWorks Animation characters in TV shows.
June 30, 2005
With Domino Deceased, the Movie Moves On
Domino Harvey, daughter of actor Laurence Harvey, model-turned-bounty hunter, and subject of the upcoming Tony Scott thriller "Domino," has died at the age of 35, says The Hollywood Reporter.
June 23, 2005
Take a Good Long Look at the Face of "Ghost Rider"
ComingSoon.net, by way of RangerBoard, brings us a clear and fairly impressive look at next year's "Ghost Rider." It's Nicolas Cage, of course, who plays the title character ... although we can safely assume that it's not Nick who's plated in steel and covered with flame.
June 17, 2005
Nicolas Cage Talks "Ghost Rider"
ComingSoon's Andrew Weil sat down for a chat with actor the ever-busy Nicolas Cage, and the actor gave up some pretty interesting information regarding next year's "Ghost Rider" adaptation: "Well, he's the devil's bounty hunter. One of his rules is that he will never take a human being's life. But he will go after demons, other demons, and this movie's loaded with what they call The Hidden, which are these elemental demons that Mephistopheles, or Black Heart, Mephistopheles' son, is using, and so the Ghost Rider goes into battle with them more than the people."