Score A1 for "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," which smashed various B.O. records in Japan last weekend. Steven Spielberg's sci-fi fantasy amassed $11.6 million on 524 screens, including previews -…
Dutch commercials and feature director Mike van Diem has signed a blind writing and directing deal with Beacon Pictures.
An affiliate of Shari Redstone's National Amusements had planned to launch the Bridge, a super-deluxe megaplex at the Howard Hughes Center in southwest Los Angeles Friday. But after running newspaper…
Marcy Granata -- who's been a top exec at Miramax since 1994, overseeing the company's release campaigns and serving as a driving force behind its successful Oscar machine -- is exiting her post, to…
The strike threat is all but dead. But insiders agree it will be several months before the industry returns to normal. After navigating a maze of labor stress during the past year, the biz must now…
U.K.- and U.S.-based production, financing and sales outfit Winchester Entertainment unveiled Monday a new revolving fund to provide up to $30 million in project pre-production costs annually.
Morgan Creek Prods. has jumped into the litigation fray, suing Franchise Entertainment for allegedly breaching an agreement giving Morgan Creek the right of first refusal on several films.
Directors Guild of America president Jack Shea has offered members a cautiously optimistic review of the new Writers Guild guidelines on creative rights for scribes.
Edwards Theaters has booted giant-screen exhib Imax from six of its theaters as part of the Newport Beach-based circuit's ongoing bankruptcy reorg.
The North American premiere of Jacques Rivette's "Va Savoir" ("Who Knows?") will be the opening night film at the 39th New York Film Festival, which gets under way Sept. 28 at Lincoln Center's Avery…
Gareth Jones has ankled as managing director of Alibi Films Intl., which is restructuring its film and TV sales business.