The Nortel Networks Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, which runs Jan. 13-24, will screen more than 180 films representing 40 countries, including a record number 30 foreign language Academy Award…
Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow is in talks to topline the Farrelly brothers next film, "Shallow Hal," slated to begin lensing in late spring or early summer.
"Three Kings" and "Boys Don't Cry" were the big winners at the annual meeting of the Boston Society of Film Critics, held Dec. 12 at the Lenox Hotel in Boston.
Matthew McConaughey is in negotiations to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in the $35 million-budgeted Destination Films/ Tapestry Films romantic comedy "The Wedding Planner."
A weekend snowball fight pitted Disney against Warner Bros. Mouse House claimed a third straight weekly crown, estimating take for "Toy Story 2" at $18.7 million. Warners insisted its "The Green…
Bowing online at next month's Sundance Film Festival, ShowBizData's "The Worldwide Pitch Festival" aims to give upstart filmmakers a chance to land their first feature deals using the 'Net.
BVI's foreign debutante "Toy Story 2" along with UIP's "The World Is Not Enough" and "End of Days" dominated the overseas box office as the competition mostly ducked for cover, while "The Blair Witch…
Pioneer Entertainment has inked a homevideo distrib deal with Regent Entertainment. The pact's frosh effort is the video release of Regent's William Shatner starrer "Free Enterprise," currently in…
Sid Ganis, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences VP, will return as Governors Ball chairman for the 72nd Academy Awards.
DreamWorks-based Patchwork Prods. has acquired all rights to the feature pitch "Naked Shakespeare" from scribes Garrett Schiff and Jim Burnstein.