Producer John Lyons is joining Focus Features as president of production, replacing Glenn Williamson, who will transition into a producing pact with Focus this fall.
Cannes Film Festival sidebar Directors Fortnight has parted company with its artistic topper Francois da Silva and hired a newcomer -- marking the third artistic director in as many years.
Italian commercial and critical success "La finestra di fronte" (Facing Window) launched its international career with three top prizes at the 38th edition of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which…
AOL Time Warner has no specific plans or timeline to launch a service that would sell film downloads. The company is working on a possible joint effort with online DVD rental outfit Netflix…
As overblown as it is overlong, "Bad Boys II" is an enervating case of more is less. A simple cop buddy movie extended to unconscionable length in order to accommodate redundant action scenes…
Willem Dafoe and Matt Dillon will star in "Control," with Tim Hunter to direct. Set for an Aug. 10 start in Bulgaria, "Control" is the story of a sociopath (Dillon) taken into an experimental medical…
Warner is readying "The Matrix Reloaded" for a DVD release on Oct. 14 -- just three weeks before the third and final chapter in the trilogy, "The Matrix Revolutions," is released in theaters.
FX will pay Sony Pictures TV up to $6 million for the exclusive four-year network window to the thriller "Identity."
Disney's "Pirates" made off with double the box office booty of 20th Century Fox's "Gentlemen," as the family-targeted swashbuckler captured the weekend flag with an estimated $46.4 million.
Those who feared that the death in February of legendary Israeli distrib David Shapira might mean the end of his 35-year-old company reckoned without the resilience of his wife and business partner…
The team who formerly ran the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, Craig Prater and Jennifer Stark, have taken the reins of the Bangkok Intl. Film Festival.