Signaling its commitment to developing an ambitious feature film production slate, Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope has tapped indie film veteran Bobby Rock as VP of production and…
DreamWorks big-budget horror pic "The Haunting" brought home a hair-raising $33 million in its initial weekend, far exceeding most expectations and leading a still-sizzling summer box office.
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" became on Saturday one of only two films ever to gross more than $400 million in its initial domestic release. "Titanic" is the other titan.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures have acquired scribe Larry Golin's pitch "Officer Involved" for George Clooney and Robert Lawrence's Maysville Prods.
Under its exclusive distribution agreement with United Intl. Pictures, San Marino-based Tricor Entertainment has acquired Vietnamese rights to "Saving Private Ryan," "Shakespeare in Love" and "Star…
Apparently, teen audiences aren't the only ones scared by Artisan's ultra-low-budget horror pic "The Blair Witch Project."
It looks like Tom Cruise fans will get a double dose of the dashing "Eyes Wide Shut" star next summer. Paramount is postponing the release of "Mission: Impossible 2" from its Dec. 17 berth to May 24…
Gotham-based production and financing company the Shooting Gallery, the banner behind such indies as "Sling Blade," is close to inking a domestic theatrical distribution pact with Universal Pictures.
Disney has bought the comedy pitch "Lone Man on Campus" for producer Beau Flynn, paying a low six figures.
Paramount-based producers MTV Films and Alphaville have jointly acquired an untitled comedy pitch from scribe Danny Fischer.
"Eyes Wide Shut" may have won the box-office crown for wide releases, but for many industry observers the weekend's biggest eye-opener was Artisan's horror mockumentary, "The Blair Witch Project."