Director Baz Luhrmann is drafting his "Romeo & Juliet" star Leonardo DiCaprio to topline his Alexander the Great epic, which Dino De Laurentiis is producing and Universal and Fox are co-financing.
Stephen Herek is in final negotiations to direct the comedy "Cheer Up" for Bel-Air Entertainment. Tommy Lee Jones is attached to star.
Hollywood is going back to school this fall. Hoping to further the understanding of digital filmmaking by top directors, cinematographers and technicians, Sony Pictures Entertainment is launching…
Heather Locklear will portray a lounge singer in Warner Bros. Pictures' animated/live action feature "Looney Tunes: Back in Action."
The Florida Dept. of Transportation has rescinded the rainy-day provisions of a permit granted to Columbia Pictures' "Bad Boys 2" for filming on a heavily traveled bridge that connects Miami with…
Exhib Cinemark USA saw a return to profitability in the second quarter as revenue surged on solid box office.
Proceeds from hit movie "Monster's Ball" helped Lions Gate Entertainment post a $2.7 million profit in its fiscal first quarter. Vancouver film and TV company had reported a $335,000 loss in the same…
"XXX" with breasts instead of biceps? John Stockwell's "Blue Crush" has all the trappings of an energetic, extreme-sports adventure, but ends up more of a creaky "Pretty Woman" retread, with the…
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The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post Intelligencer have banned advertising for the Spanish-language Palm Pictures release "Sex and Lucia," which took honors for best director and best screenplay at…
"Cowboy Bebop: The Movie" features bounty hunters as heroes on the trail of an elusive nemesis, while exploiting the anime style to depict urban loneliness and near-apocalyptic decay. But as fans of…