Scarlett Johansson has been set to star with John Travolta in "A Love Song for Bobby Long," a Screen Gems pic being financed by Bob Yari's El Camino Pictures.
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to Julian Hernandez's film about a gay teenager in Mexico City, which premiered at the Berlin fest under the awkward title "A Thousand Clouds of…
The weekend action was fast and furious as "The Matrix Reloaded" shattered industry records in Japan, "2 Fast 2 Furious" was smokin' in Australia, and "Finding Nemo" set toon opening highs in South…
An attempt to merge a semi-jokey buddy movie with a more realistic account of cops' messy private lives, "Hollywood Homicide" falls short on both counts. Pic feels like a half-hearted effort by Ron…
Gotham-based film newsmag IndieWire has won the Intl. Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences' 2003 Webby Award for best Web site in the film category.
Gotham-based indie film/branded entertainment firm Hypnotic officially premiered 10 shorts produced for its Chrysler Million-Dollar Film Festival on the Internet Friday.
Jennifer Lopez is in early negotiations to star in New Line Cinema comedy "Monster-in-Law." New Line picked up Anya Kochoff's comedy script for just over $1.3 million earlier this year.
Newmark Entertainment has pacted with indie production and acquisitions company Echelon Entertainment to provide the rent-a-system distributor with product.
Artisan Pictures has picked up North American distribution rights to horror pics "House of the Dead" and "Alone in the Dark."
Geoff Stier has joined Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures as production chief and as a producer.