Franchise Pictures has picked up worldwide rights to Lorena David's comedy "Extreme Dating," starring Devon Sawa, Jamie-Lynn DiScala, Meat Loaf, Amanda Detmer and Andrew Keegan.
The Mexican government is calling for the closure of three of the nation's most important film institutions -- a stunning move that could cripple the domestic industry.
Moving swiftly to address the concerns of Academy members, guilds and critics organizations, Fox Searchlight Pictures is launching a national ticket program for Jim Sheridan drama "In America."
Days after the Chicago Film Critics Assn. announced its intention to suspend this year's annual film awards in protest of the screener ban, two of the org's most visible members, Roger Ebert and…
A carefully coordinated "day-and-date" global bow of record proportions powered Warner Bros.' "The Matrix Revolutions" to an unprecedented $204.1 million in worldwide opening box office.
Quentin Tarantino doesn't condone film piracy any more than he champions real-life violence. But, unlike the MPAA, Tarantino sees some upside to the theft and illegal distribution of motion pictures…
Here is further evidence that the tail is wagging the dog in the film biz: The "Alien" franchise, which lasted about eight hours in theaters, is now more than 53 hours long.
On the coffee table in Columbia Pictures chairwoman Amy Pascal's office, there lies a single tome: "The Pop-Up Book of Phobias." While the book is filled with dentist chairs, spiders and skyscrapers…
Hong Kong helmer Wong Kar-wai's long-awaited pic "2046" is finally nearing completion, after almost four years in on-and-off production. Last week, director and cast members were in Shanghai, the…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
What difference does a year make? In the case of pan-European distrib Entera unveiled a year ago at Mifed, quite a lot. Created by Washington, D.C.-based media entrepreneur Jeff Simmons, the…