French-Canadian comedy hit "Mambo Italiano" will open NewFest, the 15th annual New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, the lineup for which spotlights four principal themes: Camp, Gender Outlaws…
Continuing its momentum in bringing major Hollywood films to Imax theaters, Imax Corp. announced that it has extended its agreement with Creative Artists Agency.
Bavaria Film Intl. continues to ring up sales from its stint at the international film mart in Cannes earlier this month.
Distrib vet Jose Luis Gimare, former head of sales of Lolafilms Distribucion, has teamed with marketing and distrib specialists Guillermo Velasco, Enrique Munoz and Sergio Perez to create a new…
Two powerful Euro distribbers -- Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Film Export and expanding Italian prod-distrib conglom Mondo TV -- have sealed all rights for the Sogepaq-sold "Mortadelo…
Newcomer Matthew Goode will co-star as the love interest of Mandy Moore in an untitled Alcon Entertainment project. Pic began production earlier this month in London.
After losing Kirsten Dunst for the female lead in "The Woods," M. Night Shyamalan has chosen a relative babe in the woods to replace her. Making her feature starring debut is Bryce Dallas Howard, a…
Disney's Buena Vista Motion Picture Group has acquired the romantic comedy spec "Made in Italy" from former "3rd Rock From the Sun" writer Julie Sherman for low six against high six figures.
MGM is negotiating with John Travolta to reprise his role of Chili Palmer in "Be Cool," the followup to "Get Shorty." MGM and Jersey Films have been hoping to make "Be Cool" since former studio…
Jim Caviezel will star opposite Robin Williams in sci-fi thriller "Final Cut" for Lions Gate Films. Pic goes into production June 29.
Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures has picked up North American rights to skater documentary "Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator."