New Line Cinema made a preemptive purchase of "The Martian Child," a drama to be scripted by screenwriters Jonathan Tolins and Seth Bass, based on a short story by science fiction author David…
Disney's Touchstone Home Entertainment is prepping the closest thing there may ever be to a follow-up of the unprecedented and since unmatched collaboration of Disney, Warners, Steven Spielberg…
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Online ticket seller Fandango.com has already begun selling tickets to the next movie installment of the Harry Potter franchise, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," which will debut Nov. 15.
First Look Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to director Roberta Torre's "Angela," which had its world premiere in Director's Fortnight at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival and…
Reese Witherspoon's family-friendly bigscreen hit "Sweet Home Alabama" has brought together some strange bedfellows.
Lia Vollack has been tapped president of worldwide music for Columbia Pictures. Vollack and her staff will also continue to provide consulting services to Sony Pictures Classics and local-language…
Australia's Village Roadshow is finalizing a deal to boost Village Roadshow Pictures' U.S. loan from $750 million to $900 million.
The AFI Film Festival has announced its lineup for the 2002 edition of the event, selecting 134 films from 2,080 entries. Submissions increased by 18% over 2001.
Smart, highly entertaining comedy runs an ordinary relationship through the mockumentary ringer, with funny and provocative results. If transferred to film, well shot hi-def feature could get some…
Cleverly mounted "Coffee, Tea or Me?" documents changing role of female flight attendants. Forty-year-saga sticks to particulars of a half-dozen New Zealand air hostesses, whose well-lensed…