FROM SHOWESTLambasting the sorry state of feature film finance, Fox Entertainment chairman and chief executive officer Bill Mechanic told 650 ShoWest delegates Monday that $20 million/20% gross…
After years of talking about producing its own features, special effects giant Digital Domain has chosen the Japan-based romance drama "A Thousand Cranes" as its first pic.
While his fellow Oscar nominees lunched on roasted sea bass and beef tenderloin, actor Tom Hanks was eating hospital food Monday after being admitted for treatment for an infected blister, his…
Putting a '90s face on the 1957 film "Across the Bridge," 20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to a remake of the Rod Steiger starrer, with "Rush Hour" helmer Brett Ratner attached to direct.
The government of Catalonia, Spain's largest autonomous region, has postponed the introduction of a decree that would have forced distributors to dub half their prints on wide releases into the local…
Michael Douglas has agreed to produce and topline a feature adaptation of the 1960s CBS sitcom "My Three Sons" for New Line Cinema. Douglas and Allison Lyon Segan will produce the pic through…
In a so-so frame at the overseas box office, "Shakespeare in Love," "Payback," "You've Got Mail" and "The Thin Red Line" provided the lion's share of the action.
Traditionally, there's a moment when the annual Oscar nominees lunch transforms into something like an old-time temperance meeting. There's the preacher, the corrosive social ill and The Pledge to be…
Two actors who starred in the Turkish film that won the peace film award at the Berlin Film Festival last month were arrested in a police raid in Istanbul last week.
Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas were among the Hispanic thesps recognized with Alma Award nominations from the National Council of La Raza advocacy org.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to dismiss filmmaker Oliver Stone from a lawsuit that alleges the Warner Bros. film "Natural Born Killers" inspired a couple to shoot a woman during a robbery.