RKO Pictures and animator Phil Roman have joined forces to turn a series of vintage films into animated features, starting with six pics that include the 1946 "Sinbad the Sailor," the 1952 adventure…
Julie Andrews is in final negotiations to play the co-lead in the Walt Disney Co.'s "The Princess Diaries," to be helmed by Garry Marshall.
UCLA was among 22 film and television archives nationwide that were awarded grants Thursday by the National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF).
Lee Tamahori is in final negotiations to helm the thriller "Basic" at Sony-based Phoenix Pictures.
Former Samuel Goldwyn exec John Bard Manulis and producer Michael Kastenbaum have launched digital production company Visionbox Pictures, a low-budget outfit that offers filmmakers creative rights…
The Walt Disney Co. is in early negotiations to give scribe John Lee Hancock ("A Perfect World") the chance to make his directorial debut with "Rookie," the studio's Mike Rich script. Pic will be…
Vivendi Universal, currently working in India under the name Universal Music, plans to focus on the production of Indian films and TV shows, as well as on launching music delivery systems.
Kevin Kline is in serious discussions with Irwin Winkler's Winkler Films to topline "Life as a House." Recently put into turnaround at Sony's Columbia Pictures, the script for "House" comes from Mark…
Barbet Schroeder's French-Colombian production about a middle-aged writer pursuing love among Medellin's dangerous streetkids, "Our Lady of the Assassins," is one of a number of gay-themed films in…
Japanese videogame maker Square and Columbia Pictures reached a joint financing deal in which the movie studio will co-finance the next three movies from the gamer's U.S. movie company.
While the star wattage that traditionally keeps Italy's premier film event aglow will be as bright as ever this year, the 57th Venice Intl. Film Festival is characterized by the low profile of U.S…
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