Belgian exhibs the Bert Group and the Claeys Group, which have been building cinemas together under the Kinepolis brand name for more than a decade, will merge their interests legally Dec. 5.
Milan Fininvest managing director Ubaldo Livolsi said that the group’s Medusa Films unit, along with soccer team AC, football club Milan and telephone directory business Pagine Utili are likely to be…
Comedic actors Phil Hartman and David Cross have been added to the cast of the DreamWorks-Universal co-production "Small Soldiers," which director Joe Dante began shooting on Nov. 3.
Name your favorite period film. "Cleopatra"? "Barry Lyndon"? How about "Gone With the Wind"? Affection for the story line and characters aside, many people would cite the costumes as one reason they…
With the market booming for comedy redos, Jerry Lewis has sold remake rights to "The Bellboy" to MGM and producers Gary Foster and Mark Steven Johnson's Horseshoe Bay Prods.
Christopher Coppola, nephew of Francis Ford Coppola and brother of Nicolas Cage, has inked to helm his fourth feature, the love story "Sylvester" for Tattered Soles Entertainment.
Consolidated Film Industries, one of the country's largest motion picture film processing and post-production facilities, has tapped Bob Beitcher, an entertainment industry vet with expertise in the…
Eric Stoltz, Campbell Scott and Rebecca DeMornay are starring in Roger Hedden's feature directing debut "Hi-Life," which Cinepix Film Properties is financing.
"The Mayor of Kingdom Come," which was supposed to be the next film from director Michael Winterbottom, has been put on ice for a year because of problems sealing the financing.
On the eve of the release of "Anastasia," the studio's animated feature debut, 20th Century Fox was seething over the fact that the film was the only new release not listed on the MovieFone telephone…
Making its largest single charitable contribution to date, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has pledged $250,000 to jump-start the newly formed National Film Preservation Foundation.