Aussies will get their first opportunity to buy cinema tickets online this summer via Movieline, the telephone booking/info service owned jointly by the major circuits Greater Union, Hoyts and…
German media giant Kirch Group packed them in again Tuesday at the company's traditional Mip market get-together, the Beta Brunch.
Four weeks after tallying millions of hits in its cyberspace debut, and after rolling out for exhibs at ShoWest and on thousands of U.S. screens, the "Harry Potter" trailer landed on 200-plus screens…
TNT has landed the U.S. rights to "Julius Caesar," a four-hour, $18-million epic covering the renowned statesman/general from his first victories in battle to his death.
At first glance, 2000 was a flat year for the seven U.S. majors at overseas theaters, as the studios' combined rentals outside North America tallied $2.23 billion -- a slender improvement on 1999's…
Phoenix Pictures has enlisted Australian scribe Stuart Beattie to adapt the John Katzenbach novel "Dr. Starks' Last Vacation."
A big premiere for "Boot Camp" proved the difference for Fox last week as the net moved past a crowded pack to win primetime's key demo race.
Gordon Drake, one of the chief backers of Screen Actors Guild prexy William Daniels, announced he will take his controversial four-year-old actor.org site off the Internet with the goal of promoting…
The road held almost absolutely steady during Week 43 (March 19-25), as receipts totaled $15,700,753, a decline of a minuscule .2%. The number of shows reporting held even at 25.
Britain's FilmFour has joined forces again with Good Machine to acquire the spec script "Mondo Beyondo" from first-time writers David Guion and Michael Handelman.
Sarah Jones ("Surface Transit") has joined the creative team of the new stage musical "Ball," the first tuner based on a TV commercial. Daily Variety announced the Nike-inspired project last December…
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