The mythical Canadian monster in a film being shot in New Zealand was renamed after local Maoris warned a Canuck Indian tribe that the story might be disrespectful to the tribe's legends.
Films churned out by Peter Chan's Applause Pictures have one common thread: the pooling of Asian talent.
With restoring Lower Manhattan as its rallying cry, the Tribeca Film Festival has practically everyone in the Gotham film community clamoring to play a role in the fest's inaugural outing.
The Gallic film community may soon breath a collective sigh of relief as directors and producers guild L'ARP recently convinced all of France's presidential candidates to sign a cultural exception…
Directing and producing are two distinct and complicated tasks, and rare is the talent who's capable of doing both at a high level.
Hollywood may not expect a summer of Jurassic proportions from U Pictures this year. But don't count them out either.
If ever there was an audience capable of cracking the cryptic conversations between Navajo Marines in MGM's John Woo pic "Windtalkers," it's the spooks of the U.S. intelligence community.
Darren Star, who created and exec produced the first three seasons of “Sex and the City,” is no longer repped by AMG. Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper. * * * US Bank and Union Bank of…
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Dimension Films and Abandon Entertainment have inked a deal with Shawn Ryan, creator-exec producer of FX series "The Shield," to adapt shoot-'em-up vidgame "Max Payne" for the studio.
Veteran producer Bill Todman has joined with Gotham real estate titan Edward Milstein to option film rights to a trio of bestselling thrillers by Victor O'Reilly.