The 7th Chinese Intl. Children's Film Festival, the country's only official showcase for kids, sold close to one million tickets according to local festival authorities.
Miramax Films has buttressed its docu slate, acquiring worldwide theatrical and homevideo rights to "Paper Clips," a film about a rural Tennessee middle school class seeking to honor the memory of…
Kismet Entertainment Group, the production shingle behind indie U.K. horror pic "Dog Soldiers," is ramping up production on several new projects and developing a sequel to the scare pic.
Gabrielle Union has inked to topline as the female lead in Columbia Pictures' "Bad Boys 2." Union, who next stars opposite LL Cool J in USA Films' "Deliver Us From Eva," also toplines in Warner…
Owen Wilson is eyeing a starring role in an adaptation of Elmore Leonard's "The Big Bounce," to be directed by George Armitage ("Grosse Pointe Blank"). The film will serve as the first title under a…
Many in Hollywood were dubious that the Academy would actually take the bold step of moving Oscar to February. But now reality has set in.
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Twentieth Century Fox has reached a multi-pic agreement to produce Hindi films in India. The first pic, "Ek Hasina Thi" (Once There Was a Beauty), will start production in August and is due for…
Brian Daly has been named VP of creative advertising for the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.
In the wake of recent Aussie crime pics, like "Chopper" and "The Hard Word," in which violence is liberally laced with dark humor, comes "Dirty Deeds," a provocatively gritty yet disarmingly funny…