United Intl. Pictures will co-produce and distribute Brazilian helmer Ruy Guerra's "In Evil Hour."
A proudly violent, women-in-peril slasher pic, "Switchblade Romance" represents a lateral move for 24-year-old French helmer Alexandre Aja after his hauntingly sinister debut "Furia." "Switchblade"…
With comparisons to Steve James' "Hoop Dreams" inevitable, Todd Lubin's "Year of the Bull" documents a year in the life of the football program at Miami Northwestern High School. Honing in on team…
French box office figures for last month slumped 21% compared with June 2002 while ticket sales for the first half of 2003 were down 9.3%, according to figures published Tuesday.
April Blair has been hired to adapt the Janet Evanovich novel "One for the Money" at Columbia Pictures.
Columbia Pictures has hired Phillip Wen to adapt Swedish pic "Kopps" as a vehicle for Adam Sandler to produce. Wen, a story editor and writer on ABC skein "Spin City" for five seasons, recently sold…
Echo Lake Prods. will produce "Make Somebody Happy," the next feature from writer-director Raymond De Felitta, who won the Sundance Audience Award three years ago with "Two Family House."
Avignon Festival organizers were due to hold a crisis meeting today to discuss possibly scrapping the prestigious three-week event as a nationwide showbiz workers strike blacked out the two…
A week after the Oscar folk put out their regulations on awards campaigns, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has issued its guidelines, but it's a shorter, gentler list.
Paul Oneile, former chairman/CEO of London-based United Intl. Pictures, has joined the board of government funding agency Film Finance Corp. Australia.
Australian actors are to hold a national one-day strike, probably next week, in a dispute with producers involving pay and conditions.