Peter Howitt is near a deal to direct "Laws of Attraction," the romantic comedy to star Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore.
"Girlfight" writer-director Karyn Kusama is the leading candidate to helm Paramount and MTV Films' "Aeon Flux," the live-action feature version of MTV's futuristic cable series.
Producers Galt Niederhoffer and Celine Rattray have acquired rights to develop a feature from the life story of self-styled mobster Michael Pellegrino, a small-time Chicago crook who spun his…
Sogecable distribution company Sogepaq has licensed smash B.O. hit "Mortadelo and Filemon" to Art Port in Japan and Apex in Korea, following a German-language rights deal with the Falcom Media Group.
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The U.K.'s theatrical distributors spent £255 million ($408 million) on prints and advertising in 2002, roughly equal to box office rentals earnings.
Dithering over U.S. war plans has left film distribs between Iraq and a hard place: Moviegoing could take a hit, but there's little that can be done to alter release plans for the next couple of…
Argentina's Mar del Plata film fest could lose it's A-grade status after screening local helmer Alejandro Agresti's "Valentin" in competition, despite warnings that it was ineligible.
Nevada movie theater owners are banding together to fight Gov. Kenny Guinn's move to levy a 7.25 percent tax on movie admissions.
Australia's biggest entertainment company, Sports and Entertainment (SEL), has set up a film division under "Ned Kelly" producer Nelson Woss.
Commercials production company Silverscreen Productions is moving into the film and TV biz with the launch this week of subsidiary Silverscreen Films.