Warner Bros. Intl. is advancing on plans to establish local production and overseas acquisitions operations in Spain and Italy. The Italian division is likely to be up and running first, sometime…
Seated in his hotel room at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles, Steven Bach, in town to promote his new book, "Dazzler: The Life and Times of Moss Hart" (Knopf), wears a red tie, glasses and…
Crusader Entertainment has acquired feature film rights to the best-selling action-adventure books of Clive Cussler, featuring the popular character Dirk Pitt. First film of the franchise will be…
Forget Otto Preminger's "Exodus" -- Israel has rarely, if ever, been depicted onscreen as iconoclastically as in "The Holy Land," which premiered at the recent L.A. Film Festival.
Studio distribution mavens are adopting a new twist on basketball coach Bobby Knight's famous advice: If "Pearl Harbor" is inevitable, you might as well lie back and enjoy it.
Although "Moulin Rouge" was shot in Sydney, a big chunk of the production process -- the digital recording and scanning -- was done in the U.S. because there are no such facilities in Australia.
Onex Corp. is set to significantly expand its presence in the North American exhibition biz.
Italian cinemas were as quiet as a graveyard when "The Mummy Returns" launched May 11 -- but Stephen Sommers' rollicking adventure quickly came back from the dead.
Spanish producer powerhouse Sogecine plans to co-produce four to seven Spanish films a year, doubling its production slate and consolidating its status as the biggest film production house in Spain…
There's a growing chorus of local directors and producers who say this city has become too expensive and inconvenient for feature filmmaking. Alex Proyas -- who shot sci-fier "Dark City" in Sydney -…
A Korean movie about four ill-fated friends has smashed local B.O. records, spawned a retro fashion trend and left a populace in search of lost pals.