Animation house Pacific Data Images ("Antz") is turning its commercials division into a full-fledged digital and live-action production studio. Jennifer Thomas has been tapped to head the operation…
The European Commission is expected to announce in July that it will allow United Intl. Pictures to continue marketing films in Europe for its three Hollywood parent studios, a commission official…
Robin Tunney will star with Chris O'Donnell in “Vertical Limit,” the Martin Campbell-directed mountain climbing movie for Columbia. Tunney plays an experienced climber trapped in an avalanche on the…
In a busy lap at the foreign box office, "The Matrix" revived a heat-blighted Europe, while "Tarzan" and "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" kicked off their overseas campaigns in high gear.
The summer box office continued to sizzle over the weekend as Sony's "Big Daddy" brought home the bacon to the tune of $41.2 million, according to studio estimates. It was the second biggest comedy…
John Leguizamo has signed to re-team with director Baz Luhrmann on Fox's "Moulin Rouge." The two previously worked together in "Romeo + Juliet."
Writer-director Nick Cassavetes has committed to next direct his adaptation of Tim O'Brien's acclaimed novel "Going After Cacciato."
The seventh annual Art Film Festival in this bucolic spa town wrapped with brilliant weather, an appearance by Sophia Loren and the awarding of the top feature film prize to "Love Is the Devil," Brit…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate George Cukor's centennial with a screening of "What Price Hollywood?" and a panel discussion moderated by critic Richard Schickel with…
The Motion Picture Assn. has tapped C. Bradley Hunt to become the trade org's chief technology officer. The post also carries senior vice president stripes.