It's not every day that film rights to a 47-year-old supermarket worker's debut novel are sold to Disney before the book even hits the shelves. But that's exactly what's happened with Clive Woodall's…
Filmmaker Vincent Gallo created lots of Internet chatter last week when he turned to eBay to sell a collection of high-end equipment that took him more than two years to collect, test and retrofit…
Argentina's Pol-ka Producciones, producer of hot soap opera "Son amores" (They Are Lovers) as well as blockbuster films, has tapped Pablo Trapero, Albertina Carri and other young helmers to direct…
Passions are running high for Mel Gibson's religious drama in predominantly Catholic Latin America.
"The Passion of the Christ" should easily gross an ecumenical $300 million in U.S. theaters. But the eternal question must be asked: : What about the afterlife?
Twenty years ago, Arthur Hiller struggled to cast the leads in "Making Love," as numerous stars rejected the script about a romance between two men. Even 10 years ago, Will Smith described the…
"The Passion of the Christ" seems set to not only replicate its Stateside success in the Middle East but to rewrite the rules of local exhibition.
Blockbuster be warned: Hell hath no fury like a studio scorned.
United Intl. Pictures, the foreign distribution arm of Universal and Paramount, has picked up its option to extend the contract of president and chief operating officer Andrew Cripps for another two…
David Koepp, writer and director of the just-released "Secret Window," is the hottest screenwriter you know nothing about. Except maybe his paychecks.