At a Gotham gathering for "Black Hawk Down," Revolution Studios chief Joe Roth was in good holiday cheer, having just gotten a commitment from Jack Nicholson to star alongside Adam Sandler in the…
"A Beautiful Mind" and razzle-dazzle musical "Moulin Rouge" led a fragmented Golden Globes roster with six nominations apiece, though the noms did little to clarify the muddy kudos picture.
The Sundance Film Festival will present the third annual House of Docs Jan. 11-19 and third annual Gen-Y Studio Jan. 12-17.
The Sundance Institute has created an official sales office for the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 10-20. Coordinated in partnership with Film Finders, it will be located at the…
Facing a home crowd for the first time since two mega-deals with USA Networks and EchoStar, Vivendi Universal's Pierre Lescure was adamant that the French film industry shouldn't be coddled.
Universal Studios prexy and chief operating officer Ron Meyer and Universal Pictures chair Stacey Snider have extended their contracts at U for another five years (Daily Variety, Dec. 17).
Next summer's movie release slate is so crowded that two megabudget period dramas have staked out the same date in July.
The 19th annual Miami Film Festival unspools Jan. 24-Feb. 3 under new director David Poland with an expanded slate, a new confab and a debut competition.
On hand at the BevHilton to announce the Golden Globes nominations, Hugh Jackman, who was recognized for his perf in “Kate & Leopold,” said, “OK, I am awake now.” The Aussie thesp, who bet his wife…
The Film Council's Premiere Fund has invested £500,000 ($730,000) apiece into Mike Leigh's "Untitled '03" and John Stephenson's "Five Children and It."
Cowboy Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to the documentary "Promises." Pic portrays life in and around Jerusalem through the eyes of Palestinian and Israeli children; kids live 20 minutes apart but…