All "Signs" pointed to a rip-roaring weekend overseas as the Mel Gibson starrer along with "XXX," "Red Dragon" and "The Bourne Identity" posted impressive openings in a bunch of key markets.
Microsoft's PC games unit said it will use a feature-like promotional campaign to back the debut of "Age of Mythology," a semi-sequel to its huge-selling vidgame franchise, the civilization-building…
Specialty distribs count on moviegoers' carving out extra time for limited-release fare between Thanksgiving and New Year's, but there appears to be an earlier surge in such activity this year.
Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc. has partnered with Norm Marshall and Associates to represent its many clients for product placements and other branding projects involving TV and film.
DreamWorks has closed a deal for life rights to Miami Beach nightclub impresarios Ingrid Casares and Chris Paciello. Their story will be the basis of a film directed by Kimberly Peirce and scripted…
Kirk D'Amico's Myriad Pictures hired Marion Pilowsky as head of international production.
Phillip Noyce's aboriginal kidnap drama "Rabbit-Proof Fence" topped the noms for the Australian Film Institute Awards to be held Dec. 7 at Melbourne's Princess Theater.
Cheese is about the only food not consumed in the new version of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Hansel & Gretel," but cheese is what characterizes this low-budget, lowbrow edition. Pity the children…
Warner Bros Pictures has paid high-six figures to option the spec script "A Private's Life" for WB-based producer John Wells to produce.
Trudie Styler -- actress, film producer, socialite and wife of Sting -- knows how to make it happen. Fed up with of waiting for U.S. distribs to commit to her upcoming movie "Cheeky," the directorial…
Martin Scorsese will exec produce "Cloudsplitter," an HBO original film about militant abolitionist John Brown.