Edging out several other studios, 20th Century Fox has acquired Larry Cohen's spec script, "Phone Booth" for Zucker Bros. Prods. to produce.
The end of the world pic "Last Night" and the adaptation of Rohinton Mistry novel "Such a Long Journey" dominated the Genie Award nominations, announced in Toronto on Monday.
"Classic," the latest pic by Russian helmer Georgy Shengeliya, went to an unusual location for its world premiere: Rather than Moscow, the thriller opened before a diaspora star audience that…
Spyglass Entertainment partners Roger Birnbaum and Gary Barber will make the Edward Norton-directed comedy "Keeping the Faith" the first project they've hatched from scratch since forming their…
In a frame of animated contrasts at the overseas box office, "A Bug's Life" got its foreign campaign off to a fine start in a great weekend for BVI, but UIP's "Babe" sequel got badly burnt.
A very strong U.S. presence distinguishes the 20th edition of the Intl. Festival of New Latin American Cinema, which unspools in the Cuban capital through Friday.
In anticipation of the release of George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" next May, Canadian theater chain Famous Players has ordered over 700 units of Dolby's new Surround EX…
Russia's distributors may have gone through hard times since August's crisis hit, but that has not stopped major local player Carmen from expanding its activities in an unexpected direction -- toward…
The Viennale film fest has given its international profile a boost with the election of former United Artists and Orion Pictures CEO Eric Pleskow to the post of fest president.
Fox 2000 has acquired the dramatic pitch "30 Under Thirty" for "Soul Food" director George Tillman to helm and partner Robert Teitel to produce on behalf of the duo's State St. Pictures' banner.
Fox Searchlight's "Waking Ned Devine" unseated Gramercy's "Elizabeth" as the exclusive box office champion.