Ending speculation that the SAG Awards might make the leap to another broadcaster, cabler TNT has renewed its agreement with SAG to continue carrying the union's kudocast for another two years.
For movie studios, the Super Bowl is a problem. With so many people distracted by the big game on the small screen, grosses for Sunday are usually cut almost in half.
Julie Taymor is attached to direct the musical "All You Need Is Love" for Revolution Studios. Production is slated to begin in September for a Thanksgiving 2006 release.
The law of diminishing returns catches up with writer-director Mark Brown in "The Salon," a vibrantly raucous but only fitfully funny ensemble comedy aimed primarily at African-American ticketbuyers…
Focus Features will handle international sales, excluding Asia, on Jet Li's latest project, a martial arts actioner produced by Bill Kong ("House of Flying Daggers," "Hero").
This week in the summer release date chess match, Warner Bros. has shuffled its sked by moving horror remake "House of Wax" back a week and into the competitive May 6 weekend, where four other wide…
WEAK WEEKENDS While Super Bowl weekend is notorious for being a dry spell at the box office, the period fares better then some post-holiday weekends. TOTAL WEEKEND B.O. AVERAGE.*…
Film funding body Filmstiftung NRW has awarded E5 million ($6.5 million) for eight movie and TV projects at its first allocation session this year.
Local paybox I-Cable Communications is making the jump from TV to film. It plans to produce 20 features over the next two years. Move will be spearheaded by Siuming Tsui, a film producer and director…
The Indian Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to allow helmer Mike Nichols' Oscar-nommed "Closer" to be released in India due to its depiction of promiscuity.
Local bizzers have financed the Czech Republic's first film commission to help attract projects to the country after the government failed to act. The Czech Film Commission is a one-woman body under…