A bio of Mother Teresa will kick off a six-pic $80 million co-venture between Blue Spice Films and Italo producer Lux Vide.
Spanish helmer Carlos Saura ("Cria Cuervos," "Carmen") will direct the tentatively titled "El septimo dia" (The Seventh Day) for Spanish prodco Lolafilms.
Stratus Films has inked a three-year, first-look co-financing and distribution pact with Universal and its Focus Features division. Stratus, financed by real estate mogul Bob Yari, will fund 80% of…
For Roadshow and Warners, the studios behind "The Matrix" franchise, it looks as if the wait has been worth it. Installment two, "The Matrix Reloaded," preemed in 13 countries over the weekend, day…
Warner Bros.'/Village Roadshow's "The Matrix Reloaded" plugged itself into Hollywood history several times over the weekend.
"Matrix" mania has fueled sales of the Atari vidgame "Enter the Matrix," which the Wachowski brothers wrote and directed while shooting "Reloaded" and the sequel. Game debuted worldwide the same day…
"Wedding Planner" director Adam Shankman has sued Jennifer Lopez for $5 million for allegedly cutting him out of a remake of "Carmen" the singer-actress is developing at Universal.
The Jersey Films divorce proceedings will be completed June 30, as Danny DeVito retains the company names and will continue producing existing projects with ex-partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey…
Martin Scorsese and Barbara De Fina's Cappa Prods. will produce "Brides," a romance to be directed by Greek filmmaker Pantelis Voulgaris and star Damian Lewis.
Sandstorm Films has partnered with equity investors Media Cooperation One of Germany and London's Matador Pictures to produce a feature slate.
HBO looks maaahvelous to Billy Crystal, who has signed a three-year, exclusive deal with the pay cabler to create, produce and direct series, movies and miniseries.