Trimark Pictures has signed a five-picture deal with No Limit Films, production company owned and run by Master P, the recording artist, producer and rap label chieftain.
In a preemptive bid, New Line Cinema is near a deal with scribe Seth Pearlman to purchase his spec script "Billy Two Sugars." The writer will be paid a mid-six-figure sum. Helmer Brett Ratner ("Rush…
Demonstrations and stalled talks at the World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle last week seemed to embolden European filmmakers and government officials at the 12th annual European Film Awards…
BVI's foreign debutante "Toy Story 2" and "End of Days," along with UIP's "The World Is Not Enough," dominated the overseas box office in a weekend where the competition mostly ducked for cover.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased the rights to develop the comic book series "White Out" as a feature film. Acquired for low- to mid-six figures, the pic will be developed by Wolfgang…
Coming off his recent feature film "Spanish Judges," TV helmer Oz Scott is set to direct "Walk Don't Walk."
Named European film of the year, Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" was the big winner Saturday night at the 12th annual European Film Awards in Berlin. Pic won Almodovar best director kudos at…
Artisan Entertainment has acquired television scribe Evan Katz's feature script "The Auteurs" for a low against mid-six figures.
Peter Berg is on board to write and direct two projects: "Hostage Rescue" for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, and "Truck 44," potentially for USA Films.
Media accountant Ossie Kilkenny has been appointed chairman of the Irish Film Board, replacing acting chair Ann O'Connell, another board member.