Reacting to overzealous Oscar campaigns by some studios and distributors, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences issued new guidelines Monday on the manner in which voters may be courted.
Perennially scarce funding for New Zealand feature films will be even harder to find following the decision of New Zealand On Air to pull the plug on its share.
Film critic Leonard Maltin will be forced to apologize during a press conference Saturday morning to placate former child star Billy Gray ("Father Knows Best") as part of the settlement of a lawsuit…
Major Aussie producer-distrib Beyond Films has inked British thesp Rufus Sewell ("Dark City," "Cold Comfort Farm") and American Martin Donovan ("The Opposite of Sex," "Portrait of a Lady") to topline…
Key producers from Central Europe turned out for the Karlovy Vary fest's high-powered panel on independent film production, headed by Saul Zaentz.
Sony Pictures Classics' scathing comedy "The Opposite of Sex" fended off advances from Lions Gate's "Buffalo 66" to remain on top of the exclusives roster. "Sex," starring Christina Ricci, feathered…
At last, a performance where it was perfectly OK for the actor to phone it in. Such was the role played Thursday by Antonio Banderas as the linchpin in Sprint's promotion for "The Mask of Zorro."
Reasserting the legitimacy of film rights he received more than 35 years ago, one-time 007 film producer Kevin McClory has filed his formal opposition to MGM's legal quest to quash Sony Picture…
All the talk about Burger King's "Small Soldiers" promotion will most likely end up moving product beyond expectations. Even Burger King spokeswoman Kimberly Miller was willing to admit, "Whenever a…
Norman Reedus is in negotiations to star with James Marsden ("Disturbing Behavior") in Warner Bros.' "Gossip," helmed by Davis Guggenheim and produced by Robert Newmyer and Jeffrey Silver of Outlaw…
"Godzilla's" strong but not spectacular bow in Japan plus muscular preems by "Armageddon," "Scream 2," "Lost in Space" and "Mulan" put more bounce into the buoyant cinema business overseas last…