After the surprise exit of Fox studio chief Bill Mechanic, observers are weighing the possibilities given the likelihood that the studio will launch a search for outside candidates.
Fine Line Features has optioned "Pride and Glory" from Gregory and Gavin O'Connor, the directing-producing brothers behind Fine Line's Academy Award-nominated "Tumbleweeds."
Miramax will take a stake in French indie Bac Majestic and has renewed a three-year deal with its distribution banner Bac Films. Miramax's Rick Sands described the company headed by Jean Labadie as…
In a deal not far from seven figures, Joe Roth's Revolution Studios has signed Darryl Quarles to script an untitled hockey comedy as a vehicle for Oscar-winning "Jerry Maguire" star Cuba Gooding Jr.
Like Jim Carrey's character in "Me, Myself & Irene," the summer box office has a split personality. For the third straight weekend, a couple of pics -- mostly the debuting "Irene" from Fox and…
Having given an explicit sex film a not-for-under-16 classification, the French have turned uncharacteristically coy and balked at having its suggestive title "Baise Moi" -- literally "F*** Me"…
The American Museum of the Moving Image has unveiled a new, regular weekend repertory screening program to feature new prints of classic movies.
Richard Donner, producer of this summer's "X-Men," will be honored with the fourth annual Hollywood Film Festival's directing award. Michael Kamen will also be celebrated at the event with the…
New Line senior veep Brian Witten, who was instrumental in securing Adam Sandler's two-picture deal with the studio, is ankling the company for Paramount Pictures, where he's expected to be named…
Future Film Group, an emerging British film financier, has acquired U.K. rights to Alex Jovy's "Sorted" for release through Metrodome Distribution.