Troubled Gotham distrib Unapix Entertainment bit the bullet Tuesday, filing for Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is about to become a sequel opportunity employer. Given the B.O. nosedives of many superstar vehicles, the blockbuster-hungry studio is pinning its hopes on a different…
Warner Bros. Pictures has upped Lionel Wigram to senior VP of production. Wigram, who joined the company as a veep in 1996, is overseeing the film adaptation of the popular "Harry Potter" book series.
Columbia TriStar Italia has pacted with the Rita Rusic Co. and its European-backed financing partner MovieWeb for domestic distribution of its first year's feature slate from 2001. CTSI will release…
Blow Up Pictures has begun principal photography in Gotham on "Nine Scenes About Love," a film by Peter Mattei that chronicles the lives of nine New Yorkers connected in their search for love and sex.
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…
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…
After establishing itself as one of Italy's leading production stables, Fandango, the Rome-based banner headed by Domenico Procacci, has moved into theatrical distribution, with its debut lineup due…
Male sensitivity is the trademark of Brit novelist Nick Hornby; Chris and Paul Weitz are better known for promoting unnatural acts with a warm apple pie.
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