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Sci-fi screenwriter Gary Whitta wants kids to poop like Vulcans

Gary Whitta hopes to teach the next generation of "Star Trek" fans how to use the toilet with his book "Pooping Is Logical," if only he can get it officially published.

By August 7, 2015


'Steve Jobs' film is a 'painting, not a photograph,' moviemakers say

At an advance screening of the movie in San Francisco, writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle defend why they stretched the truth about the Apple co-founder's life.

By October 10, 2015


For virtual-reality movies, old methods don't fit new medium

Filmmakers have a new set of challenges when it comes to 360-degree video. Here's how the industry is tackling those problems.

By August 13, 2015


Man meets boy online, and provocative short film follows their story

Is it ever OK for a grown man to chat with a young stranger online? "Windscreenwiperman" doesn't have any answers, but it sure raises a lot of questions.

By March 24, 2015


Star Wars: Episode VII now has a screenwriter

It's full steam ahead on Star Wars: Episode VII at Disney, with screenwriter Michael Arndt now confirmed as being attached to the project.

By November 11, 2012


New Joss Whedon film debuts online for $5

The man behind "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and the "Avengers" films has a new supernatural drama out on Vimeo.

By April 21, 2014


Harry Potter spinoff films to get game adaptations

Just-announced movies based on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will be spun into video games from Warner Bros.

By September 12, 2013


Bioshock's Ken Levine to write Logan's Run remake

The Irrational Game's founder will turn his creativity to reworking the classic science-fiction film.

By June 18, 2013


'Little Miss Sunshine' writer to pen new 'Star Wars' film

With preproduction of "Star Wars: Episode VII" in full swing, Lucasfilm confirms the hiring of a screenwriter for the highly anticipated sci-fi movie.

By November 10, 2012


iPad: Screenwriter's best friend?

Final Draft is developing an app for the iPad: the question is, could a tablet ever replace a printed script?

By March 19, 2010