MGM's "Barbershop" worked moviegoers into a lather this weekend, as urban laffer rung up a box office-topping $21 million in estimated opening grosses.
Markets & Festivals
Fallen Vivendi-Universal topper Jean-Marie Messier's infamous cry that "the French cultural exception is dead" has fallen on deaf ears judging from the frenzy at this year's French TV Screenings…
The film that wasn't there made quite a splash at the recently wrapped Toronto Film Festival. Universal claimed its Eminem starrer "8 Mile" was a "work in progress" and couldn't be reviewed, but…
On the brisk and quiet morning of Sept. 11, roughly fifty Toronto Intl. Film Festival attendees stood solemnly for a moment of silence in the lobby of the Sutton Place Hotel, where many of fest's…
ABC has made a last-minute addition to its fall lineup: The hit USA Network drama "Monk." Following a successful summer experiment, Alphabet will make repeats of "Monk" a regular part of the net's…
Russia has pledged a 50% increase in state funds for the country's film industry for 2003 in a bid to jumpstart the production scene.
Brad Pitt will star in the Warner Bros. Pictures epic "Troy" for director Wolfgang Petersen. Barring a blip in final negotiations, Pitt will portray the hero Achilles in a dramatization of Homer's…
United Artists on Thursday closed the biggest pact of the Toronto Film Festival, committing $1.5 million for all North American rights to the Chinese pic "Together," helmed by Chen Kaige ("Farewell…
Pixar shares slumped Thursday after an analyst downgraded the stock amid growing uncertainty about the animation studio's relationship with Disney.
Highlighting efforts to beef up contract enforcement overseas, SAG has hammered out an agreement with the Australian actors union to cover projects shot in Oz.