The pre-summer biz surged last weekend as "Spider-Man" spun heroic debuts in Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, while "Blade II" tore through Germany and Switzerland and "The Time Machine" was…
Troy Lum, who ankled as topper at arthouse distribber Dendy Films last week, has partnered with vet arthouse distribber Frank Cox on a new shingle, Hopscotch.
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Halle Berry, filmmakers Francis Ford Coppola, Tim Robbins, Martin Scorsese and Sony Corp. of America CEO Howard Stringer as presenters for its third annual…
Frosh helmer Bertha Bay-Sa Pan picked up the audience award at the seventh annual Gen Art Film Fest for her film "Face." Prize includes a $25,000 production grant for Pan's next pic.
Shane West is negotiating to join Sean Connery in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," the Steve Norrington-directed Fox actioner whose superpowered protagonists are figures from classic fiction…
The Screen Actors Guild and Turner Network Television have renewed their telecast rights agreement for the SAG Awards Show through 2005.
MGM execs told Lion's shareholders Monday that the studio will continue to pursue biz combos but declined to discuss particulars.
Norway's "Alt om min far" (All About My Father) scooped top honors at the HotDocs Canadian Intl. Documentary Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Twentieth Century Fox has won an auction for "The Day After Tomorrow," the Roland Emmerich-directed disaster extravaganza about global warming that creates hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and the…
Claire Danes has replaced Sophia Bush in a pivotal role in "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," the Jonathan Mostow-directed pic that stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl and newcomer Kristanna…
Stewart Till's Signpost Films has partnered with actor-filmmaker Emilio Estevez to produce a drama that centers on the 1968 assassination of Robert Kennedy.