Sire 7 has wrapped its first film, "Venice Underground."
Paramount-based Grammnet Prods. has decided to seek power from the ancient god Isis. Shingle, headed by Kelsey Grammer, has acquired tyro scribe Ali Russell's "Isis" pitch in a preemptive low…
Spike Lee returns to familiar issues of urban dope-dealing, gangland culture and interracial friction in "Sucker Free City." Despite a degree of sermonizing, this multicultural story of three young…
BAFTA/LA will have to wait until 2005 to throw its second Emmy tea party: Saturday's event at the St. Regis Hotel has been canceled.
As the box office welcomes back higher-profile pics, the main question is how high can "Sky Captain" fly in the fall? Paramount's hoping for a payoff this weekend, after having bailed out from June…
Kiwi drama "River Queen," which stalled last month after actress Samantha Morton fell ill, resumes filming Oct. 4, producers Silverscreen Films said Thursday.
France, Belgium, Finland, Venezuela and the Philippines have announced their contenders for consideration for the foreign-language Oscar.
The Kadokawa Group of Cos.' production subsidiary, Kadokawa Pictures, has established a ¥3.5 billion ($32 million) film fund with partners including the Mizuho Bank and gamer Konami.
One of Spain's most popular upscale directors, Fernando Leon, has initiated principal photography on his follow-up to the Javier Bardem-starrer "Mondays in the Sun."
After two years of year-to-year declines in cinema admissions, the tide in Spain has turned. According to Nielsen EDI, local B.O. over the first eight months of 2004 was up 9% to E433 million ($534.6…
The latest in a series of wild comedies in which Karra Elejalde has been involved, "Torapy" at least has the virtue of being faithful to the helmer's idiosyncratic view of what cinema is about, i.e…