"A.I. Artificial Intelligence" and "Pearl Harbor" gave the Japanese B.O. a potent one-two punch last weekend while "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" showed plenty of heft in the U.K. and "Shrek" smashed…
Los Angeles-based development/production company Harbor Light Entertainment has paid high six figures to acquire the English-language feature remake rights to "Rashomon," Akira Kurosawa's landmark…
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B.O. receipts in Australia in the first half of this year rose by nearly 9% over the year-earlier frame, and distribs say upcoming releases will likely help produce an industry record for the year.
Further blurring the line between videogames and movies, a special DVD edition of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within," being created specifically for the PlayStation 2, will allow viewers to…
Revolution Studios has inked a deal with "The Thirteenth Floor" scribe Ravel Centeno-Rodriguez to pen "Bloodlust: Legend of the Chupacabra" -- a long-gestating project at the studio.
Christopher Godsick has joined New Line Cinema as VP of production. He previously served as an executive producer on John Woo's "Broken Arrow" and as producer of "Face/Off." Godsick will report to…
Britain's new Film Minister has raised eyebrows by criticizing the U.K. film industry for being too "arty farty," in his first major interview since taking over the job.
Zeitgeist Films has picked up domestic rights to "Little Otik" (originally titled "Otesanek"), the latest from Czech helmer Jan Svankmajer.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's multimedia entertainment company LivePlanet has tapped David Haddad prexy and chief operating officer.
Slamdance Entertainment and Germany's international music confab Popkomm have established a film festival that will present an introductory showcase of short and feature films designed to support new…