Italo producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori, the once mighty movie mogul behind hits including "Life Is Beautiful" and "Mediterraneo," was declared bankrupt by a Rome court on Tuesday.
Hungarian action-drama "Children of Glory" has been picked up in international markets by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.
While up to 50% of U.S. theaters will likely be equipped with DCI specification digital systems by 2011, theaters in Europe are lagging behind considerably, according to a report on the future of…
While Hollywood is trying to guess whether "Borat" will be a hit or an overhyped miss, Sacha Baron Cohen is already thinking about his next movie character creation.
Charlize Theron is ready to do battle in the Northwest. Thesp is set to star in ensemble drama "The Battle in Seattle," along with Andre Benjamin, Martin Henderson, Woody Harrelson and Ray Liotta.
Tom Cruise may be ready to get back to work. Cruise is looking at three pics: two from majors (Warner Bros. and Fox), and one that's being mobilized independently. The indie appears to be the…
David Dorfman ("Anger Management") has been hired to write the feature film version of hit British TV series "The Persuaders" for Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment.
First Look Studios has reshuffled its exec suite with the hiring of Village Roadshow veteran Reid Sullivan as exec VP-chief financial officer. Bill Lischak, who joined the company in 1988 when it was…
Helmer Peter Chan's lavish Hong Kong musical "Perhaps Love" leads a field of 24 nominees for the 43rd Golden Horse Awards for Chinese-language pics. Kudos will be presented Nov. 25.
The Morelia Film Festival crowned "La palomilla salvaje" (The Wild Bunch) best docu while the audience was split for black-and-white gem "El Violin" and the widely acclaimed docu "In the Pit."
Sumner Redstone appeared on Michael Eisner's CNBC talkshow Monday and reiterated his stance on cutting ties with Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner's production company.