Mexican exhib Cinemex has completed the purchase of rival General Cinema, giving the company just over a quarter of the country's box office market share.
Columbia Pictures' "The Patriot" will get a primetime hour on the History Channel June 29 featuring interviews with stars Mel Gibson, Heath Lodger and Jason Isaacs, and director Roland Emmerich.
Angie Harmon, Rosanna Arquette and Jon Lovitz are in final negotiations to co-star in the romantic comedy "Good Advice" starring Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards. Production was slated to begin…
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will bestow Spotlight Awards for outstanding achievement in filmmaking upon nine student directors Thursday at the Directors Guild. Kudos are a part of…
Adding a further chill to the current frosty climate for homegrown productions, figures just released for Italy's 1999-2000 box office season show the market share for local features dropping by…
"La Ley de Herodes" ("Herod's Law") dominates this year's Mexican Film Academy awards, the Ariels, with 14 nominations. "La Ley," which took in a healthy $3.8 million after its February domestic bow…
Mark Wahlberg is in negotiations to star in "Criminal Conversation," as a young mob boss who falls in love with the wife of the D.A. trying to bring him down. The Paramount drama will be directed by…
While "Mission: Impossible 2" had socko international preems in Australia, Malaysia and Singapore and Asian auds flocked to "Shanghai Noon" last week, exhibs in much of Europe lamented that biz was…
The latest tummy-technology is about to hit the entertainment biz -- and it has nothing to do with plastic surgery. With tonight's Gotham-based preem of "Shaft," Paramount will be the first studio to…
Kirk Wong ("The Big Hit") is attached to direct the feature adaptation of "Mai, The Psychic Girl" for Sony Pictures Family Entertainment.