Miramax Films has acquired North American, Latin American, U.K., Australian and Italian distribution rights to Brazilian pic "Cidade de Deus" (City of God), screening out of competition but part of…
Michael Fleming: Dish
Intermedia has found distribbing partners for "Suspect Zero," a suspenser about a serial killer-hunting FBI agent who suspects the culprit may be his own colleague.
Woody or wouldn't he dazzle festgoers who've waited years for him to grace the Croisette? From the screaming crowds outside the Palais des Festivals to his adoring Gallic colleagues inside, it was…
In a move showing Sacramento is taking Hollywood's runaway production problem seriously, a key state legislative committee has backed tax credit legislation for projects filmed in California.
The Walt Disney Co. has greenlit "Under the Tuscan Sun," based on the bestselling novel by Frances Mayes, which is in turnaround at Miramax.
Normally it's Spidey who's chasing down the baddies. But an Oregon politico has come to the aid of Sony's web-spinner, urging Capitol Hill to cast a wide net to help trap Internet pirates.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Most of Quebec's independent exhibitors are refusing to book "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones," because they are unhappy with the stringent demands of distributor 20th Century Fox.
CBS continues to mine the nostalgia craze, ordering up new telepics based on classic skeins "I Love Lucy" and "Batman."