Aussies will get their first opportunity to buy cinema tickets online this summer via Movieline, the telephone booking/info service owned jointly by the major circuits Greater Union, Hoyts and…
On May 9, the Cannes Intl. Film Festival will open with 20th Century Fox's summer biggie "Moulin Rouge" -- a perfect example of the newfound detente between Hollywood and the fest.
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti was a man of few words at Tuesday's congressional hearing on copyright and the Internet.
Christopher Walken has closed a deal to play the lead human in the largely animatronic "The Country Bears" for the Walt Disney Co. (Daily Variety, Feb. 27).
Joe Eszterhas, the writer who seemed at war with Hollywood through much of his career, has quietly packed his bags and gone away without good-byes to friends or associates.
The actors have taken the gloves off -- not against the studios and networks but against one another. Years of bickering devolved into open warfare last week at the Screen Actors Guild as it lurched…
Columbia Pictures has hired "Saving Private Ryan" scribe Robert Rodat to adapt a feature based on bestselling author Patricia Cornwell's series that features gutsy medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.
Phoenix Pictures has enlisted Australian scribe Stuart Beattie to adapt the John Katzenbach novel "Dr. Starks' Last Vacation."
In a preemptive deal worth $1 million against $1.5 million, MGM has purchased an untitled pitch by writers James DeMonaco and Kevin Fox for a film that will be directed by John Woo and produced by…
Cineastes have long sung the praises of French helmer Chris Marker's "La Jetee," the 1962 post-nuclear holocaust short that inspired Terry Gilliam's "12 Monkeys."
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures