Comedian Andy Dick has signed on to host the 2001 IFP Gotham Awards Gala, which will take place Oct. 1 at Chelsea Piers' Pier Sixty.
Wes Craven is in negotiations with Miramax Films to direct a remake of the Dominik Moll-helmed French pic "With a Friend Like Harry," with Craven and producing partner Marianne Maddalena to produce…
A Toronto conglom and a Los Angeles buyout firm, already partnered for a takeover of giant exhib Loews Cineplex, Wednesday announced an agreement to buy smaller General Cinemas for $36.6 million in…
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer's true-life drama "Chasing the Dragon: The Veronica Guerin Story" has gotten the greenlight with the Walt Disney Co. back on track to distribute Cate Blanchett in early…
CBS has purchased rights to "American Terrorist: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing," and will use the book by Lou Michel and Dan Herbeck as the basis for a miniseries about the most…
An 11th-hour snafu has added some madness to the Method Festival. Lions Gate Films on Wednesday yanked its film "Bully," which was to have opened the Pasadena festival Friday night.
Revolution Studios has taken a liking to Kevin Fox's untitled romantic comedy pitch, snagging it as a possible vehicle for Shoelace Prods. partner Julia Roberts to topline.
Kismet Entertainment Group, formed last year by chairman-CEO David E. Allen, is raising funds for a new round of films.
The finalists have been chosen for this year's Humanitas Prize, announced organization prexy Father Frank Desiderio Wednesday.
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French films have beaten Hollywood at the local box office, grabbing a 53.2% market share thanks to hits "The Closet," "Brotherhood of the Wolf" and the buddy comedy "You Shouldn't Worry."
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