McDonald's France has inked with "Asterix" license holder Editions Albert Rene to use images of the Gallic adventurer to flog its burgers for an undisclosed sum.
The first World of Comedy Intl. Film Festival, skedded for February 2003, is calling for entries; deadline is Oct. 31.
Constantin has acquired rights to three projects from animation house Achterbahn, including the company's first live-action pic, "Wie die Karnickel" (Like Rabbits), from director Sven Unterwaldt.
The accent will be on Spanish cinema at the 17th Paris Film Festival, which unfurls April 1-9 and boasts Isabelle Adjani as president.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "Moulin Rouge" have emerged as pacesetters in the race for the British Academy Film Awards, grabbing 12 nominations each.
With its revamped and sharper focus on German films, the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's new sidebar, Perspektive Deutsches Kino (Perspectives German Cinema), is showcasing 11 alternative and…
Paramount Pictures and producers Gale Anne Hurd and Jesse Beaton have tapped Sid Quashie to adapt Susan Kelly's 1995 book "The Boston Stranglers," with Carl Franklin attached to direct.
America's teenage boys may have been a little lonely this weekend. That's because young femmes were busy flocking to Warner Bros./Pandora's "A Walk to Remember."
New Line Cinema quietly took down its online promotional sites and began rescinding marketing materials for "Austin Powers in Goldmember" on Friday after the Motion Picture Assn. of America ruled the…
A story of conflict and eventual reconciliation between two Oglala Sioux brothers, "Skins" exposes the largely invisible reverse side of American prosperity by humanizing the scourge of alcoholism in…
Rousing, family-friendly item has a big, epic look and state-of-the-art visual effects, which help to make pic (which has been playing in Utah since December and will platform nationally this spring)…