For the past several weeks, studios have been kicking the tires of "Gangs of New York," the period gangster drama being put together as a vehicle for director Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio…
In his annual pilgrimage to the Venice Film Festival, Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Jack Valenti on Wednesday defended his org's ratings policy and discussed current relations between the…
Art may be the order of the day, but it was pure Hollywood luster that set the tone as the curtain went up on the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival Wednesday: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and their…
New Line Cinema is in talks to purchase an untitled pitch by comedy writers Pat Proft and David Zucker.
Marking a dramatic leap in its U.S. ambitions, French pay television group Canal Plus is planning to co-finance the production slates of a string of Hollywood film companies.
More than two years after the bigscreen adaptation of the John Grisham bestseller "The Runaway Jury" fell apart, director Alfonso Cuaron has been sequestered to resuscitate the project for New…
Hoping to scare up more profits out of its sleeper hit "The Blair Witch Project," Artisan Entertainment on Wednesday said it will release the pic on VHS and DVD as a sell-through on Oct. 22, nearly…
National Geographic Home Video will roll out its first DVD titles, including an enhanced version of the Martin Sheen-narrated docu "Secrets of the Titanic," on Dec. 7.
Seventh Art Releasing has added another docu to its roster, with tyro helmer Fernando Velasquez's "Burning Man: Where's the Fire." Pic looks at the annual Burning Man arts festival.
New York-based television producer Harris Salomon and Chilean film director/producer Gustavo Letelier have formed a new production entity, Salomon/Letelier-Manhattan Filmworks, aimed at producing…