Deep Focus: A funny thing has happened in the movie business: Sequelitis is no longer a disease.
Four U.S. blockbusters have rocketed past their domestic grosses overseas since May, all but "Val Helsing" by huge margins. The squillion-dollar question now: Can "Shrek 2" do so? That might be a…
Singapore wants to become the hub for all things digital in Asia -- digital cinema distribution as well as cable and satellite.
Buzz works. After weeks of debate and media coverage, "Fahrenheit 9/11" opened today far better than expected.
France's UGC Images and Italy's Eyescreen have boarded Alejandro Amenabar's "Mar adentro" (Out to Sea). Pic bows in Spain on Sept. 3 -- a release date that puts the film in line for a berth at the…
As of Wednesday, the calendar year -- and the Academy Awards eligibility period -- will be at the halfway point, and the race is already noteworthy. Oscar has occasionally found major contenders in…
Fox has been planning to announce all four cast member for its "Fantastic Four" simultaneously, and, technically speaking, no deal is finished until all four of the "Four" are set.
Fox 2000 is remaking the Irwin Allen-created "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea."
Screenwriter Ben Ramsey has inked a half-million-dollar deal to adapt "Dragonball Z" for 20th Century Fox.
Glenn Williamson's Back Lot Pictures has set up "Senor Dracula" at Focus Features, with Cheech Marin to helm, and has optioned J. Robert Lennon's novel "The Funnies."
Ending a bidding war that involved several studios, Fox 2000 Pictures has plunked down $500,000 against $1.5 million to acquire Esquire scribe Robert Kurson's historical deep sea adventure "Shadow…