L.A.-based specialty exhib Laemmle Theaters said Wednesday it's acquired the local Fairfax Theater, a three-screen, 800-seat venue operated most recently by the Loews Cineplex chain.
Working Title Films has pacted with scribe Scott Burns on two projects: a spec about crime in modern-day Russia with Peter Berg attached to direct, and a pitch based on the life story of a…
This could be the weekend Hollywood learns if America's in the mood to return to their movie theater -- and what sort of fare they're willing to accept.
Monday is the deadline for entry forms in the docu category to be sent to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for consideration for the 74th Academy Awards competish.
U.S. exhibition's Victims' Benefit Day at the Movies, a broadly supported effort to donate Tuesday's theater receipts to funds benefiting victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, raised more than…
Baltimore/Spring Creek Pictures and Artists Production Group have teamed with scribe Jim Krieg to adapt Geoff Nicholson's novel "Bedlam Burning" for New Line Cinema, with an eye toward Barry Levinson…
HBO has announced the lineup for its fourth annual "Frame by Frame" documentary film series. The two- week event will kick off Oct. 12 with Susan Froemke's Sundance 2001 award winner "Lalee's Kin…
Quebec helmer Andre Turpin's "Soft Shell Man" (Un Crabe dans la tete) will premiere in Turpin's home province Oct. 11, the opening night of the 30th Montreal Intl. Festival of New Cinema and New…
Norwegian director Knut Erik Jensen, whose docu musical "Cool and Crazy" is closing in on 550,000 admissions domestically, will begin principal photography for a sequel, "Cool and Crazy on the Road,"…
German film company H5B5 is joining producer Itzhak Rubin for a TV pic about the life of celebrated Israeli actress Orna Porat.
The 32nd Intl. Film Festival of India, to be held in Bangalore Oct. 10-20, has been canceled in the wake of the terrorist attacks in the U.S.