Sony Pictures Classics' "The Opposite of Sex" kept its stranglehold on the exclusives roster's top spot. The Christina Ricci-starrer bedded $57,824 in six love nests on both coasts.
A mere month after inking a $600,000 pay-and-play deal for his World War II sci-fi thriller "Proteus," indie tyro Darren Aronofsky is on course for another major payday.
A four-day conference at the second annual Hollywood Film Festival will feature more than 100 industry experts at a series of seminars Aug. 6-9 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have optioned the feature rights to Jay Cronley's manuscript, "An Honest Crook," for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.
Bookended by two high-profile Cannes movies -- Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine" and French sleeper hit "The Dreamlife of Angels" -- the 52nd Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 16-30) features a strong…
Martin Sheen has landed a role in the indie pic "Across the Line" for Brian Duncan's High Water Films and Randall Emmett Films.
In an explosive weekend at cinemas overseas, "Godzilla" and "Armageddon" posted monster bows, shattering a host of industry and company records.
Actress Sarah Silverman ("There's Something About Mary") has joined "Ballbusted," the Universal pic scripted and directed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.
Rhodes' Entertainment Vision, exec producer of "Plan B" with Diane Keaton, has merged with Stone's Persistent Pictures, which produced "Starf*cker."
"There's Something About Mary" producers Frank Beddor and Michael Steinberg have acquired Garry Michael White's spec script "Turnabout" for Steinberg to direct.
Robert Carlyle, last seen shedding his clothes in the surprise British hit "The Full Monty," is expected to step into Paramount and Polygram's feature adaptation of Frank McCourt's bestseller…