Martin Campbell, who last summer sliced up the box office for Sony with his "Mask of Zorro," is in final talks to helm "Vertical Limit" for Columbia Pictures.
Alan Cumming, who won a Tony for his perf in "Cabaret" on Broadway, has inked to play the Great Kazoo in "The Flintstones -- Viva Rock Vegas" for Universal.
The U.K.'s FilmFour, Arnon Milchan's New Regency Prods. and Gallic web TF1 have joined forces in a worldwide production and distribution partnership. The three companies have formed a London-based…
Sony's dark thriller "8MM" snuffed out its competition, notching a $14.3 million studio-estimated, three-day gross that more than doubled the take of the weekend's second-place film.
Can a Dutch channel that has the look and feel of a public broadcaster but the business savvy of a commercial outfit make it in the already overcrowded Dutch market? Can it target women and still…
In almost a text-book example of how to combine praise, entertainment, history and achievement, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences inducted eight honorees into its Hall of Fame Saturday during…
Ben Affleck, an original screenplay Oscar co-winner last year for “Good Will Hunting,” will be a presenter at this year’s Academy Awards. The Oscar telecast will be held on Sunday, March 21, at the…
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETClifford Werber, Warner Bros.' senior VP of worldwide co-productions and acquisitions, is ankling the studio to become an independent producer.
MEXICO Televisa and TV Azteca will share lucrative broadcast rights to Mexico’s national soccer team for the next three years. The agreement formally settles a dispute that dates to last year over…
Confirming its continuing aggressiveness as a multi-territory buyer, CLT/Ufa Intl., the international film and TV sales arm of the CLT/Ufa Group, has acquired all rights for Germany, Benelux and…