Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium Films has picked up the spec "Zillion," penned by Dwayne Alexander Smith.
Kristin Burr has been promoted to VP of production for the Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group, where she will continue to report directly to prexy Nina Jacobson.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have optioned yet-to-be-published mystery series "Arthur Spiderwick's Guide to the Fantastic World Around You" for Nick and APG to produce.
A federal court dismissed a copyright case brought by director William Friedkin and author William Blatty stemming from the 2000 version of "The Exorcist," holding that Warner Bros. had the exclusive…
The National Board of Review has planted the first flag in what's expected to be an intensely contentious awards season, choosing "The Hours" as the best film of 2002. Depicting three women in three…
Mayor Thomas Menino has proposed a 50¢ surcharge on all movie tickets to help the city of Boston to get through its current budget crunch.
Wesley Snipes is about to lose his memory for Revolution Studios. Thesp is set to star in the sci-fi actioner "John Doe," which revolves around a man who suffers from severe memory loss.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" lead the field of nominees for the 2002 People's Choice Awards with two nominations apiece.
Thailand and Cambodia have agreed to co-produce an historical epic based on events surrounding the building of the famous temple Angkor Wat.
Malaysia and Thailand have declared war on the homevideo syndicates that control the lion's share of the video industries in their countries.
The fate of insolvent film group Kinowelt will likely be decided Dec. 13 when the financial backer of former toppers Michael and Rainer Koelmel meets with the company's creditors.