Actress Jane Birkin and producer Paolo Branco on Tuesday rallied to defend pic "This Is My Body" after its biblical title was attacked in court by a right-wing religious group.
Scaring up $14.1 million its first weekend, Alejandro Amenabar's retro chiller "The Others" is now the highest-grossing Spanish-backed movie ever in the U.S. And it may be a harbinger of bigger…
New Yorkers talk about chain stores and a crackdown on crime, but the biggest transformation in Times Square may be its movie theaters.
The lessons linger longer than the pictures have in summer 2001. Lesson No. 1 for studio execs: Get ready to spend more money marketing pics in summer 2002.
FilmFour will reach a turning point Aug. 24, with the U.K. opening of Peter Cattaneo's "Lucky Break."
Rome-based production outfit Cattleya has climbed into position among Italy's leaders.
Teutonic producer Constantin has been making its marks with local pics. In the past year, Constantin's top four films have all been German. And current box office hit, "Der Schuh des Manitu," has…
Studio Babelsberg wants Hollywood to know it's open for business. Following pics from outside producers like Mandalay and Hallmark, the studio has done away with its own development arm and has…
If there is a sequel to "Planet of the Apes," Tim Burton is very unlikely to be at the helm. In a profile published in the U.K.'s Independent newspaper Aug. 17, the director was quoted as saying…
Romania's MediaPro Studios has launched an offensive to lure Western producers a bit further east of the traditional centers of the European production industry -- to the little-known but gradually…
Against such heavyweights as Sun Microsystems and Silcon Graphics, Houston-based Compaq may not look like much of a Hollywood player. But the computer maker is on a stealth mission to elbow aside its…