A combo of Oscar hype, school holidays in some European markets and potent U.S. product interspersed among a sprinkling of local faves ensured another buoyant B.O. frame overseas last week.
UPN is developing spinoffs of its comedy series "Moesha" and "Malcolm & Eddie."
MovieFone Inc. and American Express are expected to announce a frequency program today that, for the first time, unites major studios and exhibitors in an effort to stimulate moviegoing.
New Line Cinema has tapped Guinevere Turner to script a feature film adaptation of the novel “Pinball,” by Jerzy Kosinski for producer/director Gary Fleder. Story revolves around a rock superstar…
Bertelsmann affiliate CLT/Ufa reportedly plans to retain 5% of German pay TV web Premiere and sell the rest of its share to the Kirch Group and possibly to French pay TV giant Canal Plus. The sale…
Showtime and Artisan Pictures announced Sunday they've extended their existing pay TV output deal for an additional three years.
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETDimension Films has put "Scream 3" on the fast track for a May production start now that stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette seem certain to reprise…
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETA generally lackluster American Film Market nonetheless produced a number of high-profile new pics over the weekend, including "The Man Who Cried," with Robert De Niro…
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…