After scoring a decisive hit with "What Women Want," writer-director Nancy Meyers has what she wants: a lucrative overall deal at Sony Pictures Entertainment that will start with her next picture -…
The writing-directing team of James Wong and Glen Morgan ("Final Destination") has closed deals for their next two features, the first of which will be a remake of the 1971 horror pic "Willard," set…
The clock is finally ticking on Regal Cinemas' long march into bankruptcy court: Management endorsed a $1.25 billion reorg proposal Thursday that would give financier Philip Anschutz control of the…
Paramount Classics has beat out offers from rival distribs to pay an undisclosed sum for rights in all English-speaking territories, Latin America and Japan to Clare Peploe's competition entry, "The…
Alliance Atlantis has picked up worldwide rights, excluding the U.S. and English-speaking territories, to the Sundance award-winning skateboard documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys."
Director George Hickenlooper, whose "The Man of Elysian Fields" makes its world premiere here Sept. 13, has struck a two-pic pact with producers Donald Zuckerman and Andrew Pfeffer.
Intermedia has begun early talks with Joel Schumacher to direct "Sleepwalker," a Nicholas Kazan-scripted remake of a Scandinavian thriller about a man whose penchant for nocturnal travel leads to the…
The 2002 IFP/West Los Angeles Film Festival has been moved to June 21-29 from its original April slot, while Rachel Rosen has been tapped director of programming for the fest, under festival director…
Lions Gate Entertainment posted a narrowed fiscal first-quarter loss on Thursday. Execs credited good perfs by a pair of arthouse releases.
Miramax Films has acquired all North and South American rights to Venice Film Festival entry "The Warrior," the debut feature by Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia.
As preparation gears up for the 68th edition of Mifed, Italy's international fall film market, the number of pics skedded to screen is already ahead of last year, with U.S. companies accounting for…