Continuing its aggressive foray into the teen market, Universal Pictures has taken domestic rights to the $15 million fraternity thriller "The Skulls."
Mexican helmer Arturo Ripstein's "No One Writes to the Colonel" has been tapped as an official selection at Cannes.
As part of its commitment to televising world premiere movies, Sundance Channel has acquired the cable rights to William Roth's "Floating" and Bruce Sweeney's "Dirty."
With the second trailer to "Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace" out in theaters, overzealous fans are once again going trailer happy and are even willing to cross legal lines to cash in on…
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of "Armageddon" and "The Rock," is developing an ABC medical mystery thriller with author Robin Cook and a four-hour Western miniseries at NBC.
Bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc.'s cash position improved in February, according to a financial statement filed with the Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday, as its net cash outflow dropped to $811,111…
Financially troubled Japanese movie major Shochiku said Wednesday that it would disband its foreign movie distribution subsidiary Shochiku Fuji at the end of August.
The number of Oscar night parties has easily doubled since '97: Unlike last year with "Titanic," more films are legitimate contenders, leading to more hopeful studios; businesses have seen the…
Jessika Borsiczky, a former Gotham-based exec for HBO NYC Prods., has moved west and joined Disney-based Paul Schiff Prods. as a VP of production.
Eastman Kodak-owned visual effects house Cinesite Inc. said Wednesday that it will split into three divisions to focus on f/x work, film scanning and recording, and film preservation.