The state of California has estimated it will cost $100 million annually to enact legislation offering incentives to producers as a way of slowing down runaway production.
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Sony Pictures is in negotiations to take in turnaround from Dimension Films all rights to Marvel Entertainment's "Ghost Rider."
French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie" has beaten "Indochine" to become the biggest French-lingo film released in South Africa.
Peter Rose signed on Monday as exec VP of programming and marketing at the Premium Movie Partnership, the Oz movie channels co-venture owned by Paramount, Vivendi Universal, Sony, 20th Century Fox…
Filmmaker siblings Anthony and Joe Russo will discuss the impact DVD is having on movies, before, during and after production, at the DVD artists panel in the conference room of the Palais de…
International sales and financing outfit Vortex Pictures has reteamed with Nicolas Cage on a second project, "Chain," to be produced by Cage through his L.A.-based production shingle Saturn Films.
Javier Bardem and Anthony Hopkins are in negotiations to star Miramax Films' "Edgardo Mortara" for helmer Damien O'Donnell and Film Four.
Rival biopics about the 1960s pop music producer Joe Meek -- the British Phil Spector -- are being prepped by directors Nick Moran and Marc Evans.
British indie financier and producer Ian Jessel has teamed up with Australian producer Martin Brown, who most recently collaborated with Baz Luhrmann on "Moulin Rouge," on a new $9.6 million budgeted…
Argentina's biggest film production outfit -- almost its only working film production house -- Pablo Bossi's Patagonik Film Group, is in talks with a U.S. venture-capital company to create a fund…