Kevin Bisch has been hired to write MGM's remake of the Jerry Lewis comedy "The Bellboy."
Artisan Entertainment has lost its fraud case against financier Peter Hoffman and Heath Insurance Broking that stemmed from an insurance-backed film finance deal that went south.
The fifth annual Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival will unspool April 16-26 with three local pics in the official competition.
Cop thriller "Infernal Affairs" and martial arts epic "Hero" divvied up almost all the prizes at the 22nd Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday, with each racking up seven wins but "Infernal Affairs"…
The most widely acclaimed new play written in post-apartheid South Africa, John Kani's "Nothing but the Truth," will be made into a film directed by Ross Devenish ("Bleak House") and starring Kani…
Theatrical admissions fell 9% to 48 million euros ($283 million) in the first quarter of 2003, the French Exhibitors National Federation (FNDF) said Friday.
20th Century Fox thriller "Phone Booth" dialed up a weekend-topping $15 million in estimated opening grosses after being put on call-waiting by last fall's East Coast sniper crisis.
Mickey Mouse is a market share stud. Disney's $300 million-plus box office perf for the year's first quarter reps an attractive 17% share of the overall market.
As a slew of new movie releases proved box office disappointments, pundits have blamed audiences' war jitters.
Tired of watching helplessly as the number of small shops renting out movies meant for sale spiralled upwards over the past year and a half, 15 major distributors have banded together to form the…
Exhibs last week were blaming TV coverage of the Iraq conflict, a shortage of must-see Hollywood films and, in Europe, terrific weather for plunging ticket sales.