Arnold Schwarzenegger single-handedly hauled the European B.O. out of its summertime lethargy last weekend while it was a no-contest in Japan between Disney's "Pirates" and Universal's "The Hulk."
IFP/Los Angeles is inviting entries in 14 categories for the 19th annual Independent Spirit Awards, to be presented Feb. 28 in Santa Monica. IFP shares the February weekend with the Oscars.
International buying consultancy Trans-Pacific Media has teamed with the Sick-O-Scope Motion Picture and Novelty Manufacturing Co. to produce remakes of five Herschell Gordon Lewis horror pics…
AFMA has announced the formation of the AFMA Foundation, a nonprofit org created to coordinate worldwide educational and charitable activities and to strengthen the indie film and TV industries…
Montreal helmer Louis Belanger's second feature, "Gaz Bar Blues," will open this year's Montreal World Film Festival.
Hong Kong's filmmakers have produced 11 shorts in response to the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome that will show in pairs across theaters beginning Aug. 4.
Yoko Higuchi has joined German producer-distributor Constantin Film, where she will oversee international acquisitions and licensing along with CEO Fred Kogel and Herman Weigel.
Celebrity ambulance-chasers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (along with first-time co-director Gabriel Rotello) turn their bemused yet still tabloid-style attention to Anna Nicole Smith in "Dark…
Sean Connery has pulled out of negotiations to star in the independent production "Embers" for helmer Milos Forman.
Kevin Connolly, who helmed the Sundance short "Whatever We Do" featuring Robert Downey Jr. and Tim Roth, is set to make his feature debut on an Initial Entertainment Group-funded drama.
Jason Statham will play the heavy in "Cellular," joining Kim Basinger, Chris Evans and William H. Macy in the David Ellis-directed New Line drama.