"Shrek" producer John Williams and Berlin animation house Greenlight Media have hired Rob Moreland to pen the feature adaptation of the German TV series "SimsalaGrimm," a parody of the Brothers Grimm…
Fur flew and jaws dropped during the final hours of the 54th Locarno Intl. Film Festival as the main competition jury announced a controversial lineup of prizes Sunday.
Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal on Friday posted consolidated revenues of 172.9 million euros ($154.5 million) for the first half of 2001, up 20.3% on the same period last year.
Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled adventure pitch from Owen A. Gottlieb and Stephen Susco's for an undisclosed sum.
Producers Nik Powell ("The Crying Game,") Leslee Udwin ("East Is East) and thesp Charles Dance will be among the judges for the British Short Screenplay Competition.
Palomar Pictures has optioned Jeff Davis' screenplay "Indelible" for musicvid helmer Howard Greenhalgh to direct.
Canadian film "L'Ange de goudron" (Tar Angel) has been chosen to kick off this year's Montreal World Film Festival.
In some intriguing shootouts last week, "Jurassic Park III" was outgunned by animated phenom "Spirited Away" in Japan, "Cats & Dogs" outmuscled "Rush Hour 2" in the U.K. and Jet Li starrer "Kiss of…
With New Line's "Rush Hour 2" stuck in summer traffic this weekend, Universal's "American Pie 2" gorged itself on an estimated $45.1 million in box office fast food in the best bow ever for an…
A coming-of-age story vividly set against the colorful ethnic backgrounds of Italian and Spanish communities in Australia in the early 1960s, "La Spagnola" is a lively, if at times overcooked, first…
Quirky, unpredictable humor keeps the indie lesbian seriocomedy "I'd Rather Be ... Gone" watchable until it becomes clear no master plan exists to tie together the very loose, multicharacter strands…