Kurdish helmer Bahman Ghobadi, in New York for today's opening of his film "Marooned in Iraq," has learned that the pic has been banned by Malaysian censors who fear it may upset relations with Iraq.
Carmike Cinemas, one of the nation's largest chains with 2,262 U.S. screens, has joined the National Assn. of Theater Owners.
Emmett/Furla Films has optioned the thriller spec "Played" and attached John Asher to direct.
The Chesterfield Writers' Film Project, sponsored by Paramount Pictures, has announced a June 21 submission deadline for the yearlong fellowship program.
The Cannes 42nd Intl. Critics' Week 19-pic lineup is due to be unveiled today and features a spread of films from most parts of the globe, including two pics from the U.S.
A wealth of good ideas scattered far and wide, "Between Land and Sky" seems unsure where to put down its wheels. Absurdist story of a despondent man manipulated by those around him, pic attempts to…
Paramount Pictures has greenlit backwoods buddy comedy "Without a Paddle" for Par-based Donald De Line to produce.
Milla Jovovich will star in the sequel to "Resident Evil" for Screen Gems and Constantin Film. Jovovich will reprise her role as the heroine who must search for ways to contain a deadly viral…
MGM won't be able to bank on the director of "Agent Cody Banks" for round two of its budding spy-kid franchise.
Raising its profile on the runaway production issue, the Creative Coalition has formed a task force aimed specifically at putting the brakes on projects fleeing the Empire State.
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