On Jan. 8, a renegade astronomer presented new information at an annual gathering of his peers showing all previous estimates of the first formation of stars in the universe were off by billions of…
With a morale-boosting Golden Globe win under its belt for foreign-language pic, United Artists' "No Man's Land" is back in the trenches, gunning for an Oscar nom with one of the slowest blossoming…
The $100 million co-production deal between MGM and Universal has been quietly killed, with only "Josie and the Pussycats" and a bite of future Hannibal feasts left on the plate.
In a year during which the Cannes Film Fest appears to have put its succession difficulties behind it, internecine wrangling has broken out at the sidebar Directors Fortnight.
A fab February is shaping up overseas as a slew of U.S. blockbusters and a sprinkling of homegrown hits rolled out last weekend. "Ocean's Eleven" played winning hands in Japan and Mexico, "Monsters…
Jan De Bont is in final negotiations to direct "The Courier" for Splendid Pictures and Newman/Tooley Films as his next picture. Production is expected to begin in late spring with a budget of about…
Miramax Films has tapped one of its alums, Amanda Lundberg, to run its publicity department.
With "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" soaring toward a $700 million international gross, New Line has landed rights to co-produce another ambitious fantasy series, "His Dark…
Five documentaries and one feature will be presented as special screenings in the official program of the 52nd annual Berlin Intl. Film Festival.
Indie film and TV production shingle Southpaw Media Group has partnered with Bill Mechanic's Disney-based Pandemonium to co-produce two projects -- "The Whole Wide World" and "Across the Universe."