The mercurial "Gladiator" pulled crowds in five territories last weekend, but it was a no-contest in most of Europe and parts of Asia: Cinemas lost out while folks enjoyed outdoor pursuits and other…
In a wide-ranging joint venture agreement, Artisan Entertainment and Marvel Enterprises have joined forces to turn at least 15 Marvel superhero franchises into live-action features, TV series…
Tim Allen is in talks to topline "Big Trouble," the Barry Sonnenfeld-directed comedy for Disney based on the novel by humor columnist Dave Barry.
Newmarket Group and Summit Entertainment have sold off three key international territories on "The Mexican," starring Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts. DreamWorks will release the pic domestically.
Tom Pollock and Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Co. has signed a three-year, first-look production deal with DreamWorks.
2010, the film and TV subsid of giant Spanish media and publishing group Planeta Group, is in advanced talks to sign with the Warner Bros.-based Morgan Creek, marking its first major output deal. The…
UGC Intl. has picked up worldwide rights to Alan Rudolph's "Investigating Sex," an $8 million project starring Nick Nolte and Neve Campbell.
Pandora, in association with newly announced Gaylord Films, will finance "Donnie Darko," a teenage drama to be executive produced by Drew Barrymore through her Flower Films. Adam Fields ("Brokedown…
In an unusual feat for a Japanese film, Pony Canyon has pre-sold Katsuyuki Motohiro's "Space Travellers" to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. "Space" receives its world market preem at…
Joan Chen has signed to direct her second indie film, "Fu Song," with New York-based producer Media Space.
Isabelle Adjani is returning to the bigscreen after a four-year absence to star in "The Repentant," directed by Laetitia Masson.