Paramount Classics co-president and former Fine Line Features prexy Ruth Vitale will complete the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival's Opera Prima jury headed by French director Cedric Kahn.
Miramax Films is preparing to throw its full weight behind a mighty Oscar campaign for the Gallic smash "Amelie From Montmartre" - and director Jean-Pierre Jeunet and star Audrey Tautou must be…
Universal Pictures has paid low-six figures to pick up the tentatively titled pitch "Hands of Time" from scribe Joanna Johnson.
Paramount has reunited the team behind the Chris Farley/David Spade comedy "Tommy Boy," paying high six figures against seven figures for "Venus Down," a comic pitch to be scripted by Peter Segal and…
The first movie in the "Star Trek" franchise will become the first in the series to get special edition treatment on DVD when Paramount Home Entertainment introduces "Star Trek: the Motion Picture -…
New Line Cinema has paid low- against mid-six figures for "Da Unknown Soldier," an action spec from "Scary Movie" scribe Phil Beauman.
Primates, domestic pets and the Brad Pitt/Julia Roberts combo led the B.O. parade in a bunch of markets over the weekend as "Planet of the Apes" conquered the U.K., "Cats & Dogs" wowed Mexico and…
Norwegian director Jens Lien, whose short films have been in competition at Cannes for the last two years, will be the first helmer to receive feature support from the newly established Norwegian…
Over the weekend BVI's "Pearl Harbor" became the highest-earning international release for 2001, surpassing "The Mummy Returns," which unwrapped $214 million.
Winstar Cinema has acquired "What Time Is It There?," the latest film by Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-Liang. Winstar will screen the pic in the U.S. and English-speaking Canada.
Furthur Films will produce “The Ride Down Mount Morgan,” starring Michael Douglas. Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper. * * * Thomas Ian Nicholas is repped by the Osbrink Talent Agency and…