Argentine helmer-scribe Santiago Carlos Oves has begun lensing "Conversaciones con mama" (Conversations With Mother), a drama starring veteran actress Concepcion "China" Zorrilla de San Martin and…
Pre-teens will enjoy the musical numbers, but talk among themselves during the "dramatic" sections, in "Seeing Double," first bigscreen outing by manufactured U.K. group S Club, promoter-producer…
TLA Releasing is launching the Intl. Film Festival series on DVD and VHS, covering films that played in fests including Berlin, Toronto, Cannes, New York and Montreal but did not get a wider release.
Miramax Films' Oscar winner "Chicago" broke the $157 million threshold in domestic box office Monday night, making it the highest-grossing film ever released by the company.
After two years -- and lawyers' fees of $270,000 -- the Oslo City Council has decided not to privatize Oslo Municipal Cinemas, Norway's largest theater circuit, which accounts for up to 30% of the…
Danish director Jesper W. Nielsen, whose "Okay" was a critical and audience favorite, has received $800,000 from the Danish Film Institute for "Don't You Know John Lennon?," a new comedy from "Okay"…
DreamWorks exec Ron Nelson has formally ankled the upstart, title-free studio, to get the big title -- and presumably big money -- as chief financial officer and board member of Cendant Corp., the…
Turner Broadcasting's TBS, TNT and the WB have engineered a joint buy of two 20th Century Fox movies, "Unfaithful" and "Drumline," for a license fee of between $4 million and $5 million each.
Columbia Pictures has paid mid-six against low-seven figures to option English-language remake rights to the Swedish film "Kopps" as a vehicle for Adam Sandler to produce.
In what could be his first directing assignment since 1999's "Random Hearts," Sydney Pollack is likely to helm "The Interpreter," a thriller about a U.N. interpreter, for Universal Pictures, Working…
Three-time Oscar nominee William J. Creber has been selected to receive the Hollywood Film Festival's Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award.