With ad dollars shrinking, competition rising and license fees covering less of its annual budget, pubcaster Polish TV (TVP) has expanded revenue sources, becoming the biggest local movie producer.
John Leguizamo has signed to star with Denise Richards and Peter Sarsgaard in "Empire," a film written and directed by Franc Reyes which has just started production in New York under the Gotham-based…
Just as most foreign exhibitors are bailing out of the difficult German market, French media group Pathe is set to build its first German multiplex.
Gov. Gray Davis has signed two bills that will aid in the fight to retain film production in California.
Colleen Haskell was one of the last to go on CBS' "Survivor," but now she's the first of the cast to land a major role in a feature film: She will star opposite Rob Schneider ("Deuce Bigelow: Male…
MGM is obsessed with scribes Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith and Karen McCullah Lutz, who adapted "Legally Blonde" and now have a deal to pen a screenplay from Vanity Fair article "The Miranda Obsessions" for…
Hollywood execs offered mea culpas on Capitol Hill Wednesday, admitting they marketed violent films to children and vowing to adhere to new policies designed to amend the situation. One by one…
Retired hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky will be the subject of an Imax film assembled by Don and Steve Kumpf that is slated for release next September.
Scribe Bill Wheeler ("The Prime Gig") will adapt the Ira Berkow novel "The Man Who Robbed the Pierre" for Image Movers, "The Hoax" for Mutual Film Corp. and a biopic about blackjack legend Ken Uston…
Vittorio Storaro, who won Oscars for his work on "Apocalypse Now," "Reds" and "The Last Emperor," will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Cinematographers.