In a move that bodes well for sellers of independent films to Australia, Kerry Packer's search for corporate synergy has sparked the return of Hoyts Cinemas to the distrib biz.
Gotham shingle Arrow Films has picked up world rights to "See Jane Run," the directorial debut of screenwriter Sarah Thorp.
One month after the Shooting Gallery folded beneath the weight of mounting debt and a flurry of lawsuits, its parent company, Itemus, has capsized.
"Apes" slipped on a banana peel tossed by Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan. New Line's "Rush Hour 2," which reteamed the duo as pan-Pacific cops prone to chopsocky and slapstick, rode the diamond lane to…
In a deal valued at mid-six against high-six figures, author Karen Essex will adapt her own two-part novel, "Kleopatra," for Warner Bros. Pictures-based producer Adam Schroeder.
The Aussie government will move to clear up the confusion after tax officers refused to grant "Moulin Rouge" investors a tax break under the so-called 10B plan that has attracted foreign filmmakers…
Harold Becker has been tapped to direct "The Lady Killer," for New Legend Media to produce.
Ted Demme ("Blow") has been tapped to helm suspenser "Nautica" for David Alper, Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch's Escape Artists.
Universal Pictures is getting a bizarre Internet boost for "American Pie 2," the sequel to its 1999 hit film, which bows in theaters next weekend.
Hoping to revive the flesh-eating zombie as a film staple, Beacon Communications will remake the George Romero horror classic "Dawn of the Dead," with "Scooby-Doo" scribe James Gunn writing the…
Robert Carlyle and Rhys Ifans are set to star in "Once Upon a Time in the Midlands," the latest pic from Brit auteur Shane Meadows.