Walt Disney Co agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and its "Star Wars" franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock.
Cast members promote film "Skyfall" in Berlin October 30, 2012. The film opens in German cinemas on November 1.
Cast members attend the premiere of the animated film "Wreck-It Ralph" in Los Angeles on October 29, 2012.
Cast members attend the premiere of "The Details" at the ArcLight theatre in Los Angeles, California October 29, 2012. The movie opens limitedly in the US on November 2.
Despite the slick special effects, creation of a fake tiger and shooting underwater, the toughest part of making "Life of Pi" was telling the story, director Ang Lee said Monday.
"Skyfall" set the record for the biggest UK weekend box office takings of any James Bond film, its producers said on Monday.
After almost a decade in which torture films dominated the box office, horror movies are returning to ghostly thrills with a new slew of low-budget productions making big money for studios.
Iran hostage thriller "Argo" brought home its first box-office win over a quiet weekend, leading movie charts with $12.4 million in US and Canadian ticket sales.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is reprising one of his most famous movie roles - Conan the Barbarian - for an upcoming sequel, Universal Pictures said on Friday.
Daniel Craig poses for photographers during a photocall for the film "Skyfall" in Paris October 25, 2012.
Tom Hanks and Zhou xun attend premiere of 'Cloud Atlas' at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California October 24, 2012.