"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," newly crowned Oscar winner for foreign-language film, will be released on videocassette and DVD June 5 by Columbia TriStar Home Video.
The 16th Paris Film Festival kicks off today with some 60 films to unspool before the close on April 3. Nine of those pics will compete for a $50,000 Grand Jury prize to go toward French distribution.
Patrick Cirillo ("Man of War") has snagged the rewrite assignment on "The Alchemist," set up at Alcon Pictures. He will receive a mid-six-figure payday for the assignment.
Auds overseas voted with their feet to see "Miss Congeniality" as it debuted at No. 1 in six markets last weekend, relieving some of the B.O. tedium that seems to afflict many territories at this…
Attorney John Sloss has decided to shed his role as behind-the-scenes dealmaker for indie films to launch a full-fledged indie financing company.
AMC Entertainment has quit the National Assn. of Theatre Owners in an implicit knock on NATO's ability to lead on issues including the looming digital conversion.
Sunday's Oscarcast proved no gladiator in the ratings arena, as ABC's telecast delivered some of the awards show's meekest marks ever.
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In a move that puts one of Hollywood's biggest sequels on the fast track, Jonathan Mostow is negotiating to direct Arnold Schwarzenegger and Edward Furlong in "Terminator 3."
If you've just decided to write off Germany as a potential pic partner, spare a thought for Spain. Spanish film production looks set to receive a $160 million windfall.
Steven Soderbergh, who vaulted to Academy prominence with a rare two nominations in the best-director category, overcame potential vote splitting as he copped his first Oscar for the drug war drama…