News Corp. is ramping up its presence in India. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch last week told Vilasrao Deshmukh, chief minister of the state of Maharashtra, that he will establish a film studio in…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that it will unspool a restored print of the 1946 pic "A Matter of Life and Death" (aka "Stairway to Heaven") July 21.
Pics by Cameron Crowe, Christopher Guest and Rod Lurie will see their world premieres at the 25th annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, set to run Sept. 7-16. Fest director Piers Handling and managing…
As the Czech film community packs up for the annual mid-summer trek to the Karlovy Vary Film Festival beginning today, the sale of Barrandov is hanging in the air. A deal for the film studio, one of…
Moviefan Scandinavia, a new Copenhagen, Denmark-based production company, will launch its first feature at the Mifed market in Milan, Italy, in November.
In a stunning upset, Warner Bros.' "The Perfect Storm" nearly doubled up Sony's "The Patriot" through the first three days of their epic box-office battle, earning an estimated $41 million for Friday…
Carly Pope (the WB's "Popular") and Dash Mihok ("A Perfect Storm") have joined the cast of Shavick Entertainment's "Finders Fee," which starts filming Tuesday in Vancouver, B.C.
"Steal This Movie!," starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Janeane Garofalo and Jeanne Tripplehorn, will make its New York premiere at the 2000 Stony Brook Film Festival, set to unspool roughly 25 features…
Even before bowing his account of macabre serial killer Ed Gein, U.K. producer-distributor Hamish McAlpine is fast-tracking an adaptation of the exploits of another killer, Ted Bundy. Director Chuck…
The ongoing Euro 2000 soccer championships have had a dramatic effect on cinema attendance in France, causing it to plunge 50% every time a match is shown on TV.
Director James Toback has completed casting on his next film, "Harvard Man," with Sarah Michelle Gellar to be joined by Joey Lauren Adams ("Big Daddy"), Rebecca Gayheart ("Jawbreaker"), Adrian…