Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group has pulled out of financing "The Good Shepherd," a pic set to star Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro under De Niro's direction.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has named Cari Beauchamp and Charles Musser its 2004 Academy Film Scholars. Both will receive a $25,000 grant to pursue their scholarly works.
The absence of a "Lord of the Rings" release dampened results in the third quarter for Alliance Atlantis' film distribution division. Revenue, cash flow and net earnings were all down in the quarter.
Peak Entertainment Group has pacted with fellow indie label Sunset Pictures to collaborate on development of film and soundtrack properties, including the upcoming "National Lampoon's Cattle Call."
Warner Bros.' "The Polar Express" will make a bid to replace the Disney-Pixar juggernaut "The Incredibles" as the top toon in the land this weekend.
The summer film season might soon get even more crowded. Pixar CEO Steve Jobs said in an investor conference call Thursday that the CGI studio is considering moving its future movies from a holiday…
In the intriguing and surprisingly witty docu, "The Big Question," the king of all queries is "What is God?" The answers gathered by filmmakers/actors Francesco Cabras and Alberto Molinari range from…
Two young women in a South Indian village find their intense teen romance thwarted by community pressures and familial outrage in "The Journey." Tame by Western standards, this distaff "Romeo and…
In a move that is already lending new energy to the company, Andres Vicente Gomez has bought back the 70% owned for the past four years by Spanish telco giant Telefonica in top Spanish…
Pedro Almodovar's "Bad Education," Alejandro Amenabar's "The Sea Inside" and Fatih Akin's "Head-On" are leading the running for the 2004 European Film Awards with five nominations apiece.
Sony Classics brought three pics to the AFI Fest currently underway at the ArcLight, debuting 'House of Flying Daggers,' first Saturday night, then following that up with 'Bad Education' Sunday and…