Malcolm McDowell, Howie Mandel and Whoopi Goldberg have been added to the vocal cast of CineGroupe's "P3K, Pinocchio 3000." Pic is slated for a 2004 release.
"Catch Me If You Can" was the front-runner in much of Europe last weekend, while Jackie Chan starrer "Shanghai Knights" kicked butt in its world preems in Singapore and Malaysia.
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Just before starting work alongside Nicole Kidman in the Jonathan Glazer-directed pic "Birth," Lauren Bacall was presented with the Diva Award by Entertainment Media in Munich.
Danish major Nordisk Film signed a three-year, six-picture output deal on Monday with Finnish production shingle MRP Matila and Röhr Productions -- the first of its kind in Finland.
Swedish director Lukas Moodysson's "Lilya 4-ever" scooped five statuettes at Sweden's Golden Bug film awards, the local equivalent to the Oscars, in Stockholm on Monday.
Finnish films doubled their ticket sales in the local market, contributing to the 18.4% growth of admissions in 2002, according to statistics published by the Finnish Film Foundation.
Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" has taken more than A$2.4 million ($1.4 million) at the Aussie box office, making it the highest-grossing documentary beating "In Bed With Madonna's" $1.3…
Former Paragon topper Jon Slan has launched Slanted Wheel Entertainment, specializing in buying and adapting international literary properties for film and TV.
Argentine helmer-scribe Juan Jose Campanella is preparing "La luna de avellaneda" (The Moon of Avellaneda), his first feature since his foreign-lingo Oscar nominee "The Son of the Bride" in 2001.
The daughter of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes has written a poem attacking an upcoming movie about her parents, which stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel Craig.