Russian helmer Alexander Sokurov is in dispute with the European Film Academy over upcoming nominations for Dec. 7's Rome FELIX awards, over the categories in which his Cannes-premiered "Russian Ark"…
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The takeover of Kirch Media's assets by German publisher Heinrich Bauer could be finalized as early as this month, although a final shareholding structure depends on fellow publisher Axel Springer.
Richard Gere and Julianne Moore will play the leads in Danish director Bille August's first Hollywood film, "Without Apparent Motive", which will start principal photography mid-January 2003.
Showbiz is here to stay. Despite the lure of lower-cost production sites from Perth to Prague, UCLA's economic forecasters have asserted that the Hollywood motion picture industry is in relatively…
Broadcasters sat on the edge of their seats Wednesday as a federal appeals panel weighed a new campaign finance reform law that curbs the lucrative political attack ad trade from here on out.
In a preemptive seven-figure deal, Warner Bros. has acquired screen rights to "My Losing Season," Pat Conroy's memoir of his final season as point guard for the Citadel basketball team in 1966-67.
Dimension Films continues to stack the masthead for its upcoming laffer "Scary Movie 3" with comedy heavyweights, signing Kevin Smith -- a veteran at Dimension and parent Miramax -- to exec produce…
New Line Cinema is teaming with DC Comics to create a feature based on the classic comicbook "Shazam!" New Line is in final negotiations with DC to acquire feature rights on the 60-year-old title.
Less than 24 hours after boasting that Vivendi Universal will plunk down $4 billion for French telco Cegetel, conglom topper Jean-Rene Fourtou indicated there will be cuts in its Hollywood…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar