Paramount-based Robert Cort Prods. has hired a mother and her two children to pen an untitled family comedy set in suburban Los Angeles. The writers are Emily Dwass, high school senior Amy…
Fine Line has paid Sogepaq over $5 million to acquire North American and all English-speaking distribution rights to Alejandro Amenabar's "Out to Sea," starring Javier Bardem.
Warner Bros. has "Harry Potter." Miramax has "Artemis Fowl," and now Fox has "Courtney Crumrin." Regency Enterprises and Fox 2000 Pictures have optioned Ted Naifeh's "Courtney Crumrin" series of…
"Girl Next Door" helmer Luke Greenfield is directing the tentatively titled "Soul Mates," which Michael De Luca is producing for Columbia Pictures. Pic is about a guy and a girl who fall in love when…
With just four words -- "Revenge of the Sith" -- Lucasfilm had 6,500 people standing and screaming as the long-awaited title of "Star Wars: Episode III" was unveiled Saturday. Pic's skedded for…
"Shrek 2" jousted with "King Arthur" in Japan over the weekend, but neither could dethrone the market champ, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," which flew through its fifth stanza. And…
Michael Moore took the unusual step of hosting a Sunday morning conference call to trumpet the $100 million milestone crossed by "Fahrenheit 9/11."
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped 17 docus for the eighth annual InFact Theatrical Documentary Showcase, to be held Aug. 20-26 at the ArcLight in Hollywood.
The 42nd annual New York Film Festival has announced three key gala screenings, kicking off Oct. 1 with Agnes Jaoui's drama "Look at Me."
Could "Bourne" be the new Bond? Universal's "The Bourne Supremacy" bowed to a boffo $53.5 this weekend, unspooling at 3,165 locations. The spy thriller opened bigger than any pic in the James Bond…
This is the moment of summer when Hollywood takes a breath and tries to elicit some meaning from the weekend-to-weekend box office chaos. To accomplish this, the shockwaves must first be absorbed.
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