Miramax Films has acquired worldwide rights to non-narrative art film "Naqoyqatsi," produced by Lawrence Taub and Joe Beirne and directed by Godfrey Reggio.
Fine Line Features will wholly finance and produce the provocative dark comedy "Rain Falls." It goes into production in mid-July.
The new James Bond pic, "Die Another Day," will make its world premiere as this year's Royal Film Performance Nov. 18 in London.
After several false starts at producing a bigscreen adaptation of the Larry McMurtry novel "The Desert Rose," Columbia Pictures has reoptioned the book, and will start from scratch with Nora Ephron…
Director John Singleton is in the homestretch on a deal to direct Universal's sequel to "The Fast and the Furious," pairing Paul Walker with "Baby Boy" star-singer Tyrese.
While Marvel's wall crawler "Spider-Man" continues to rack up summer grosses for Sony, Fox has added a Nightcrawler to its Marvel franchise "X-Men."
Charlize Theron is negotiating to star alongside Mark Wahlberg in "The Italian Job," the F. Gary Gray-directed heist drama which Paramount will begin shooting in August.
Massy Tadjedin likes to watch. Which is good, because the young scribe will be adapting the 1955 novel "Le Voyeur" by Alain Robbe-Grillet, for Universal Pictures.
Jersey Films has promoted two of its top execs, appointing Richard Klubeck to the newly created post of CEO and naming Pam Abdy prexy of production.
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"Rabid Dogs," the last, unfinished film of pioneering Italian horror director Mario Bava, will open a retrospective of the helmer's work running May 31-June 12 at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian…