In a mid-six against seven-figure deal, Paramount and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura have made a preemptive purchase of Gregg Hurwitz novel "The Kill Clause" and set the author to write the script.
More than 40 films representing 16 different countries will unspool in seven locations at the 15th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival, to be held Nov. 6-16.
Those bad boys, extraordinary gentlemen and Disney's fish shared the spoils at the weekend B.O., while "Kill Bill Vol. 1" thrilled the Brits in its London platform.
MGM has offered Steve Martin the lead role in "Birth of the Pink Panther," hoping that Martin will spearhead the rebirth of the comic franchise originated by Peter Sellers.
The 19th Haifa Film Festival kicked off Saturday with a minute's silence for the victims of a suicide attack on a local restaurant the previous weekend that shook this bustling Mediterranean port…
Helmer Eliane Caffe's "The Storytellers" won three top prizes Thursday at the Rio Film Festival, which may have lacked some of the international glitter of past editions but attracted record crowds.
Independent films made in British Columbia took most of the main prizes at the Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which ended its 16-day run over the weekend.
Kevin Macdonald's feature "Touching the Void," about a climb gone wrong in the Peruvian Andes, will highlight the 2003 Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Miramax actioner "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" made blood sport of the weekend box office with a chart-topping opening of $22.7 million. Paramount's "School of Rock" was runner-up over laffer's soph session…
Clint's box office river ran deep, if not wide. Warner Bros. enjoyed a boffo limited bow with the Clint Eastwood-helmed drama "Mystic River" this weekend, grossing an estimated $591,390 from 13…