Comedy Central and Tribeca Prods. have enlisted Gotham-based screenwriter-thesp A.D. Miles to pen a feature film, tentatively titled "Porn N' Chicken," based on the true story of a controversy that…
The Chinese government appears to be backing away from its commitment to allow competition in distributing U.S. and other foreign films on the mainland.
Despite a brief re-expansion into wide release over Labor Day weekend and the next frame, domestic box office still hasn't hit $200 million on "Pearl Harbor," Disney's summer blockbuster that wasn't.
In a frame that was neither fast nor furious, "The Fast and the Furious" hit top gear in Australia but skidded in Italy and South Korea, while "Bridget Jones's Diary" won plenty of admirers in Japan…
Director Jon Amiel has come onboard to helm "The Core" for Paramount Pictures -- one of several projects in the vein of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in development around town.
Sydney Pollack, Gena Rowlands, Henry Jaglom and Victoria Foyt will be feted at the 14th Virginia Festival, skedded Oct. 25-28 in Charlottesville, Va.
Roxanne Messina Captor, executive director of the San Francisco Intl. Film Festival, has recruited Carl Spence and Linda Blackaby to help plan next year's event, running April 18-May 2. In addition…
"The Idle Ones" -- Finnish directors Susanna Helke and Virpi Suutari's depiction of youth unemployment in a remote corner of Finland -- won the Grand Prix for best Nordic documentary at the 12th…
The Nordic Film & TV Fund has awarded $12,500 each to two film school grads after inviting 25 to pitch for the funds.
Copenhagen- and Helsinki-based Smile Entertainment has announced a distrib slate for the Scandinavian market.
Hollywood has slipped into a production coma -- the worst within memory, veteran execs say. Production slates are virtually blank as studios fret about release schedules and marketing plans in the…