Producer Dino De Laurentiis has zeroed in on Ridley Scott to direct "Hannibal," the sequel to "Silence of the Lambs," but the hunt for a writer continues.
Sony Pictures Imageworks president Ken Ralston will turn his hand to directing with Sony's "Jumanji 2," the studio announced Wednesday.
Blackwatch Releasing, the recently formed distribution division of Montreal-based Blackwatch Communications, announced it has inked a multifilm output deal with Sony Pictures Classics to distribute…
When Czech entertainment company Bonton bought the Zlin film studio one year ago, it also inherited the oldest children's film festival.
LONDON — Producer Kevin McClory said he is in talks with Australian and German film companies to co-produce alternative James Bond 007 features, beginning with a reworking of “Thunderball,” to be…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' foundation has opened its wallet to film festivals.
Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones proved a winning combination and a sorely needed tonic for exhibs last weekend as “Entrapment” snared $7.8 million from openings in nine markets plus holdovers…
Director Agnieszka Holland has committed to directing the film version of Edgar Hilsenrath's 30-year-old cult novel "The Nazi and the Barber" for Beverly Hills and Munich-based ArtOko Films.
Scott Free Prods. has promoted Chris Dorr and Diane Minter Lewis to co-presidents, replacing outgoing prexy Chris Zarpas. Both Dorr and Minter Lewis have served for the past four years as senior VPs…
The force was with the month of May as box office went into hyperdrive for a record $571.1 million for the frame. Topping 1996's B.O. by 10%, the month that heralded the return of the Jedi also…
Fine Line is bringing home "The Cup." Fine Line beat out Sony Pictures Classics, paying low six figures for North American rights to the Bhutanese Cannes fest charmer about the pull of international…