A surprise partnering of exhibs Century Theaters and Muvico Theaters figured among at least three offers filed with the bankruptcy court by Wednesday's auction deadline to acquire General Cinemas.
Julia Stiles will receive in the neighborhood of $4 million to star opposite Jason Lee in the MGM comedy "A Guy Thing" for David Ladd Films. Chris Koch ("Snow Day") directs, with the pic expected to…
Elliot Slutzky has been promoted to executive VP and general sales manager of domestic distribution for Miramax Films. He had been senior veep/GM.
Asian cinematographers were treated to a seminar and masterclass in Bangkok, led by British cinematographer Oliver Stapleton ( "The Cider House Rules").
The 17th Alexandria Intl. Film Festival opened Wednesday with Baz Luhrmann's "Moulin Rouge" at the newly restored historic Library of Alexandria.
Black List Films, the European label of Chris and Roberta Hanley's L.A.-based Muse Prods., is looking to set up shop in Spain.
Australia's top film awards ceremony is undergoing a makeover including a name change in anticipation of its debut on commercial web Network Seven in November.
Bobby Shriver’s name was misspelled in Tuesday’s paper. Mysterious Press published Donald Westlake’s crime novel “Bad News.” Information was incomplete in Tuesday’s paper…
The 26th Toronto Intl. Film Festival kicks off tonight with the Gala screening of "Last Wedding" from Canuck helmer Bruce Sweeney and, although distribs embrace the Great White North event as the…
Erik Lomis, a senior veep at MGM since 1993, has been promoted to prexy of distribution. The move is the first staff shuffle under Bob Levin, the Lion's new prexy of worldwide theatrical marketing…
French director Patrice Leconte is prepping his next pic, "L'Homme du Train" (The Man on the Train).