Financially strapped Japanese major Shochiku plans to cut the number of films it produces and eliminate its distribution network for domestic films as part of a restructuring plan.
Jamie Luner ("Melrose Place"), Flex Alexander ("Homeboys in Outer Space") and Joe Flanigan ("Sisters") have been cast in the WB pilot "The Force."
Two L.A.-based companies, Sir Reel Films and Evil Twin Prods., are teaming up to document this month's Music Bridges Around the World cultural exchange in Cuba.
The government of Catalonia, Spain's largest autonomous region, has postponed the introduction of a decree that would have forced distributors to dub half their prints on wide releases into the local…
Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas were among the Hispanic thesps recognized with Alma Award nominations from the National Council of La Raza advocacy org.
Alliance Atlantis Communications has inked an output deal with Spain's Gestevision Telecinco that gives the latter TV and homevideo rights in Spain to 31 telepics produced or co-produced by Alliance…
Nominees for the Saturn Awards, which honor achievement in sci-fi, horror and fantasy for both film and television, will be announced today.
Women in Film (WIF) has opened the nomination process for the Kodak Vision Award for feature film cinematography.
Japan's top law official, Justice Minister Shozaburo Nakamura, resigned his post Monday following a series of miscues including charges that he pocketed travel documents from actor Arnold…
Insulation stacked on the roof of the Staples Center caught fire and burned for nearly an hour Monday morning.
Pacific Data Images has upped Jane Hartwell to associate producer on "Shrek," the f/x shop's second co-produced computer-animated feature with DreamWorks. The first was "Antz."