United Intl. Pictures this month will have a last chance to avoid an enforced breakup by trying to convince European antitrust regulators that it does not stifle competition.
Cameron Diaz, whose hair-raising role in summer sleeper extraordinaire "There's Something About Mary" has catapulted her high onto Hollywood's A-list, is close to a deal to team with multi-Oscar…
Akira Kurosawa, the internationally acclaimed Japanese film director, died Sunday in Tokyo of a stroke. He was 88. His landmark films, especially "The Seven Samurai," "Rashomon" and "Ikiru," were…
After the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival got under way last week with appreciative nods for some early Golden Lion contenders, the official competition has started to provoke more ambivalence than…
Animation director Henry Anderson has joined Sony Picture Imageworks, where he'll join the f/x shop's digital character group.
Summer 1998 finished with a dot more than $2.6 billion to set a new seasonal record, smashing last year's heights by 16%.
Merchant Ivory Prods., sales company Capitol Films and Roger Wingate's Mayfair Entertainment Group have joined forces to launch their own U.K. theatrical distribution company, Roseland Distribution.
Hair gel jokes are all the rage in Australia after the Farrelly brothers' delightfully crass comedy "There's Something About Mary" had a riotous debut last weekend in its first major offshore…
After working its way up the box office chart for more than seven weeks, 20th Century Fox's "There's Something About Mary" landed at No. 1 for the first time over the Labor Day frame, with a…
The Telluride Film Festival's 25th anniversary closed Monday with attendees buzzing about the pleasant surprise of Wes Anderson's "Rushmore" in a year of depressing nihilistic fare.