In a strategic move to build up its production and development ranks, Fireworks Pictures, the U.S. production, financing and international sales subsidiary of CanWest, has hired exec Pliny Porter as…
Heather Graham, Colin Firth and Mary Steenburgen are poised to star in "New Cardiff," and Helena Bonham Carter is in early talks to round out the quartet for the romantic comedy to be directed by…
Several weeks into the fall movie season, a pic released back in mid-August is the most consistently strong grosser: Dimension Films' "The Others."
Michael De Luca is poised to make his first hire as production prexy for DreamWorks Pictures an old friend: Claire Rudnick Polstein.
Gotham-based producer Mary Prlain has optioned the film rights to Rosemary Mahoney's memoir, "A Likely Story," which details Mahoney's tumultuous summer with playwright Lillian Hellman.
Kevin Kutchaver, co-founder of f/x boutique Flat Earth Prods., has formed f/x facility Himani Prods with DreamWorks Animation supervising animator Kathy Zielinski.
"The Matrix" is about to get uploaded: TRW's Picture Pipeline has inked a deal with Warner Bros. to land the next two "Matrix" sequels as clients.
In a series of promotions in the international marketing division of Warner Bros. Pictures, Con Gornell has been promoted to senior VP of European theatrical marketing, Conor Nolan to VP of European…
Three broad-playing pics this past weekend helped September's B.O. of $469 million beat last year's frame by 12%, largely allaying fears that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks would suppress attendance.
The ninth annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will unspool Oct. 17-21 in venues in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Westhampton Beach and Gotham.
John Cameron Mitchell ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") and Henry Bean ("The Believer") shared the IFP's Open Palm award for first-time feature filmmakers Monday night at the 11th annual Gotham Awards…