UGC Intl., the Gallic sales and production house behind "The Painted Veil," has sold the $35 million pic in most key territories, with an American sale likely to conclude today or Tuesday.
Intermedia has closed a deal to handle sales and distribution for the forthcoming Woody Allen comedy "Small Time Crooks" in most overseas territories. DreamWorks plans a spring release for the title.
Famed Hollywood director Billy Wilder will receive Germany's highest honor, the Cross of Merit, for his work in film.
The Art Directors Guild's 4th annual Production Design Awards were held Feb. 26 at the Beverly Hilton.
The Bruce Willis mob-edy about a hit man mixing with hoi polloi is the perfect symbol of a profitable yet sleepy 2000. With a studio-estimated $9.6 million, the Franchise Pictures co-production…
"Ladies Man" star Alfred Molina has closed a deal to co-star with Johnny Depp and Juliet Binoche in "Chocolat," the Miramax romantic comedy directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
Will Smith is in talks to step into Fox 2000’s “Phone Booth” and grab the starring role. Smith’s involvement would give a big boost to the project. No director is currently attached, although the…
Artisan Entertainment has snatched up two projects for producers Tracie Graham and Alison Rosenzweig: "Ladies Night," a pitch delivered by scribe Maisha Yearwood; and "The Manifestant," a script by…
Billionaire Paul Allen is expanding his entertainment empire across the Atlantic. Clear Blue Sky Prods., his Seattle-based film company, has entered into a long-term alliance with The U.K.'s…
Michael Mann and Leonardo DiCaprio's plan to collaborate on a movie about billionaire Howard Hughes has taken a turn toward New Line.