For the past several weeks, studios have been kicking the tires of "Gangs of New York," the period gangster drama being put together as a vehicle for director Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio…
In his annual pilgrimage to the Venice Film Festival, Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Jack Valenti on Wednesday defended his org's ratings policy and discussed current relations between the…
Art may be the order of the day, but it was pure Hollywood luster that set the tone as the curtain went up on the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival Wednesday: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and their…
New Line Cinema is in talks to purchase an untitled pitch by comedy writers Pat Proft and David Zucker.
Marking a dramatic leap in its U.S. ambitions, French pay television group Canal Plus is planning to co-finance the production slates of a string of Hollywood film companies.
More than two years after the bigscreen adaptation of the John Grisham bestseller "The Runaway Jury" fell apart, director Alfonso Cuaron has been sequestered to resuscitate the project for New…
Hoping to scare up more profits out of its sleeper hit "The Blair Witch Project," Artisan Entertainment on Wednesday said it will release the pic on VHS and DVD as a sell-through on Oct. 22, nearly…
National Geographic Home Video will roll out its first DVD titles, including an enhanced version of the Martin Sheen-narrated docu "Secrets of the Titanic," on Dec. 7.
Constantin Film has in place a five-year first-look theatrical and video distribution deal with Eureka, the European venture of the Kirch Group and Mediaset. The deal with Eureka was unveiled Monday…
Hoping to beat the heat this Labor Day weekend? The Red Lion Hotel and Alex Theatre in Glendale host Hollywood's oldest classic film fest, Cinecon, where more than 30 new prints of little-seen…
British filmmaker Ken Loach is setting up his cameras on domestic soil for the first time with his latest film "Bread and Roses."