If Mohammed won't go to the mountain, the mountain will go to Mohammed. With October Films co-founder and confirmed Gothamite Bingham Ray appointed president of MGM specialty division United Artists…
Peter McAleese has been appointed head of physical production for FilmFour, U.K. broadcaster Channel 4's wholly owned film company, to replace Caroline Hewitt, who is leaving to again become an…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has thrown its support behind the recently introduced wage-based tax credit bill to curb runaway production.
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TOP AUGUST BOWS August’s top B.O. openers have hovered around the $20 million range. However, should "Rush Hour 2" bow boffo, it will become New Line’s third high opener for the monthly…
Australian director Rolf de Heer's fondness for making films about isolated characters on the fringes of society gets an elegiac work-out in "The Old Man Who Read Love Stories," a gentle and…
"Osmosis Jones" has some precincts operating at peak efficiency, and others in need of urban renewal. "Jones" has the Farrelly brothers filming the exterior world of a man whose ideas on nutrition…
Kinowelt Medien is bidding farewell to finance chief Eduard Unzeitig, the latest exec departure from the troubled German film group.
U.K. distrib Momentum Pictures has picked up four movies from Intermedia, marking the start of a new relationship between the two companies.
Motion Picture Assn. chairman and CEO Jack Valenti is set to weigh in on a controversy over new regulatory proposals in Brazil that could include new taxes on foreign films and programming.
Tommy O'Haver ("Get Over It") has been tapped to helm Miramax's upcoming romantic comedy "Ella Enchanted," based on the Newberry Award winning book by Gail Carson Levine.