It could have been worse. The SARS virus has resulted in a relatively small number of no-shows in Cannes from the Asian territories most affected by the killer disease.
Formality and tradition were the watchwords as the 56th annual Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday with a burst of "Fanfan" fanfare.
"Fanfan la Tulipe" star Penelope Cruz and boyfriend Tom Cruise won't take the red-carpet trip up the Palais steps for the opening-night gala at the 56th Cannes Film Festival until tonight, but the…
Sandra Bullock and Ralph Fiennes have committed to star in Neil LaBute's "Vapor" for London-based Renaissance Films. The pic, budgeted just below $30 million, is based on Amanda Filipacchi's novel…
"Hardball" helmer Brian Robbins is returning to the baseball diamond again, this time to helm "Fever Pitch" for Fox 2000 Pictures. Pic is a remake of the FilmFour pic, a 1997 British adaptation of…
Fortissimo Film Sales has signed to represent Andrew Jarecki's Sundance award-winner "Capturing the Friedmans" for international distribution and is offering the docu feature to buyers at the Cannes…
The Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. distribution rights to the Spanish box-office hit "El otro lado de la cama" (The Other Side of the Bed).
Yoo-hwan Park's "Hetnim Kids" qualifies as a documentary only in the broadest sense of the term: Yes, it's a nonfiction film, but then so are home movies and promotional films -- both of which this…
Some 3,603 theaters are locked and loaded with a record 8,517 prints of Warner Bros.' "The Matrix Reloaded," set to open May 14 with a fusillade of 10 p.m. showtimes in 2,750 of those venues.
Talk about opening with a bang. One of the 3,603 theaters playing Warner Bros.' megahyped "The Matrix Reloaded" beginning tonight is a brand new Pacific Theaters 12-screener in Culver City.