Directors, actors, writers and other independent film workers engaged in "creative activities" would be exempted from L.A.'s city business tax if a proposal introduced by City Councilwoman Wendy…
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" bowed in Australia on Wednesday local time (Tuesday L.A. time), grossing A$635,000 ($495,000) on a fairly wide 142 screens, stirring passions among church…
As theater owners across the country nervously gauged audience reactions on Ash Wednesday to Mel Gibson's provocative "The Passion of the Christ," a Kansas moviegoer collapsed and died as a result of…
Flying below the radar, producers Team Todd have been putting together a romantic comedy that will star Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep at Universal Pictures, with Stratus Films financing.
Ardustry Home Entertainment will make its AFM debut showcasing six feature films.
Fortissimo Films has announced the start of principal photography on "Sunflower," the fourth feature from helmer Zhang Yang. Fortissimo is handling worldwide sales on the pic, which stars…
Oscar nominees Sofia Coppola and Naomi Watts have been tapped to present at Sunday's 76th Academy Awards.
MarVista Entertainment has announced two feature films -- "South of Heaven West of Hell" and "19 Months" -- being offered at AFM.
The Large Format Cinema Assn. kicked off its inaugural film fest this week at the Bridge Cinema in Los Angeles.
And on the first day, "The Passion of the Christ" became a blockbuster. Auds flocked to see Mel Gibson's depiction of the crucifixion on Ash Wednesday, ringing up huge numbers at the B.O.
Helmer Vladimir Khotinenko's submarine drama "72 Meters" has notched up record B.O. of 36.5 million rubles ($1.25 million) after two weeks in wide release in Russia.