After scoring the weekend's top film with "The Ring," screenwriter Ehren Kruger has scared up a two-picture deal at Universal that is worth seven figures.
"The Fast and the Furious" scribe Gary Scott Thompson has made a pitch deal with Sony Pictures Animation for a project called "Shangri-La."
Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman-CEO John Calley has promoted Columbia Pictures chair Amy Pascal, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group worldwide marketing and distrib president Jeff Blake and…
The fall B.O. revved faster than Vin Diesel last weekend as "XXX" saw turbo-charged bows in 12 markets while "Signs," "Red Dragon" and "The Bourne Identity" energized other territories.
Paramount will have first crack at screen rights to a new installment of Mario Puzo's "The Godfather" franchise that is in the planning stages at Random House.
British censors have approved Gaspar Noe's sex shocker "Irreversible" for theatrical release with an 18 rating.
If Jim Jarmusch were reincarnated as a Japanese twentysomething, "No One's Ark" is what he would probably make. Anglo title refers to Nippon's sinking ship economy, and the difficulties of pairing…
The most aesthetically striking title among veteran American indie filmmaker Rob Nilsson's gritty vid-drama "9 at Night" series to date, "Noise" is an arresting mix of improv-based, streetwise…
Poignant, thoughtful and utterly absorbing, Susanne Bier's Dogme film "Open Hearts" is a gem. Pic's look at the strange ways love sometimes enters people's lives is both realistic and truly human…
No thanks are in order for "Merci Docteur Rey," a disastrous stab at contemporary farce. Featuring career-worst performances from normally fine multinational thesps, this boondoggle set amidst the…
Australia's three major exhibs are throwing a lifeline to struggling Television & Media Services by buying its subsid Val Morgan, Australia's only national screen advertising contractor.