Next year's BAFTA film awards will take place on Feb. 15, instead of Feb. 8 as originally announced. The latest date change was forced by the news that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences…
LACKLUSTER LAFFERS Sony and Revolution are bullish on "Daddy Day Care," opening today. But aside from the romantic likes of "Notting Hill," comedy has struggled in May. RECENT MAY COMEDY…
Paramount Pictures has decided to "Get a Life," preemptively buying the family comedy pitch to develop with Par-based Jordan Kerner.
After infiltrating the U.S. with HBO comedy series "Da Ali G Show," Sacha Baron Cohen has signed with Mosaic Media Group, where Jimmy Miller will look to turn his talents loose in feature films.
Miramax has pre-bought North American and Latin American distribution rights to "Bend It Like Beckham" helmer Gurinder Chadha's next pic, Pathe U.K.'s "Untitled Bollywood Musical."
"24" star Kiefer Sutherland will fill his summer hiatus starring alongside Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke in "Taking Lives" for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures.
Sony Pictures Animation has added Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer to its roster of creatives and hired a raft of directors and writers for its slate of CG features in development.
Mitch Levine is leaving the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, nine months after he joined as its CEO and executive director. Levine was responsible for both the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival…