While U.S. politicos fret over screen violence, an upcoming movie that deals with the contentious subject of rebellious, anarchistic high school students is sparking a similar stir in Japan.
United Intl. Pictures Australia managing director Mike Selwyn has been upped to regional supervisor for Australasia.
Regal Entertainment, the movie company that started the "pito-pito" movie trend (quickies produced in about a week's time) in the mid-'90s, is looking to shake up the Philippine kidpic and f/x biz as…
As the industry braces for a probable Writers Guild of America strike next year, agents are already exploring deals for their writers that may enable them to work abroad regardless of whether there…
Multikino, a joint venture between UCI and Polish media company ITI, has opened two multiplexes in Poland, making it one of the country's top two exhibitors.
The 24th Intl. Cairo Film Festival (Nov. 7-19) was a study in contrasts: The theme was romance, with homage paid to sultry Italian sirens Sophia Loren and Ornella Mutiand parties peopled with sexy…
It has wowed filmgoers and critics worldwide for much of 2000. But is "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" an across-the-board Oscar threat? Oscar watchers seem evenly divided, with both supporters and…
Paramount-based producer Robert Evans, along with producer Ray Wagner, have enlisted writer-director Irving Belateche to adapt Alfred Bester's 1953 sci-fi novel "The Demolished Man." The novel, which…
The South African film industry needs a cash injection of some 260 million rand ($35 million) annually to turn it into a global force, says a recently released study by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Somewhere in the aftermath of a disappointing U.S. bow for Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The 6th Day" may come judgment day.
Oliver Platt is in final negotiations to co-star with Michael Douglas and Brittany Murphy in New Regency's action thriller "Don't Say a Word," which Gary Fleder ("Kiss the Girls") will direct. Guy…
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