Advertising in Italian movie theaters rose 14% to $70 million in 2001, in marked contrast with a 3.2% drop in the national advertising market that hit radio, TV and print ads.
Jon Favreau ("Made") is in negotiations to portray Foggy Nelson, the title character's best friend and legal partner in "Daredevil," the 20th Century Fox-New Regency adaptation of the Marvel Comics…
Writer-director Andre Turpin's "Soft Shell Man" (Un Crabe dans la tete) swept the Prix Jutra, Quebec's annual film awards Sunday, taking home seven honors including film.
Filling in another niche in his pantheon of 60s legends, Oliver Stone is currently in Cuba where he is shooting a documentary on Fidel Castro, with the dictator's reported full co-operation.
Don Cheadle will make his directorial debut on "Tishomingo Blues," a Film Four adaptation of the Elmore Leonard bestseller. He might play the flashiest character in the book, as well.
Disney is quietly preparing "The Jungle Book II" and "Piglet's Big Movie" for theatrical release next year, but you won't find them on the production schedule at Walt Disney Pictures.
"Ocean's Eleven" hit the jackpot in the U.K., Argentina, Turkey and two Nordic markets last weekend, while "Monsters, Inc." soared past $100 million overseas and "Shallow Hal" saw rib-tickling debuts…
One small step against runaway production, one giant step for director Jonathan Mostow's peace of mind.
A coalition of Hollywood players spent Monday schmoozing a quartet of key Republican congressmen in a get-together designed to explain showbizzers' views on job losses created by runaway production…
Hollywood has urged the Bush administration to redouble its efforts to stop piracy in foreign markets, even if that means withdrawing trade benefits or imposing economic sanctions.