The flotation of UK film studio Pinewood Shepperton, best known as the home of the James Bond franchise, has raised £46.2m ($81.6m]). Shares went like hot cakes at 180p each, the top of the indicated…
French sales company Flach Pyramide International has taken international sales rights outside Spain and the U.K. to Cuban music scene set "Habana Blues," Benito Zambrano's long-awaited follow-up to…
Bearing a 2000 copyright date and purporting to "introduce" star Marguerite Moreau (who made a splash at Toronto last year in Jane Weinstock's "Easy"), silly surf-themed comedy "Off the Lip" could…
Deftly and caustically observes how a yuppie couple's sudden sexual panic triggers unease and change in everyone they know. Pic is a case of cogent moviemaking that really knows its business. One of…
The movie biz is under new pressure to kick the habit of showing film characters smoking. The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday afternoon exploring the relationship between teens…
Antonia Bird has been attached to direct suspenser "Abraham's Daughter" from horror house Raw Nerve, the genre division of Gotham-based production stable GreeneStreet Films.
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired feature rights to the Jonathan Larson musical "Rent" from Miramax Films, with Chris Columbus to write and direct. With Tribeca Films, Columbus and his 1492 Films…
Fox 2000 is ramping up a remake of "How to Steal a Million," with David McKenna adapting the screenplay. Twentieth Century Fox produced the 1966 pic, which starred Audrey Hepburn and Peter O'Toole.
With the bases loaded, Sony has walked. An unexpected fan furor has erupted over Sony's plan to promote "Spider-Man 2" by placing the film's logo on in-field bases in 15 Major League ballparks during…
Dream Entertainment has acquired international rights to Kali Films' "ManFast."
Sharon Stone and Harvey Weinstein will serve as chairs for, and conduct a live auction during, amfAR's "Cinema Against AIDS" event May 20 at Le Moulin de Mougins at the Cannes fest.