Hollywood union publicists have tapped a quintet of members as finalists for their Les Mason award.
Splendid Pictures has teamed with YSA Prods. to produce the feature "Without Apparent Motive," to be directed by Oscar-winning helmer Bille August ("Pelle the Conqueror").
DreamWorks is negotiating for remake rights on hit Korean comedy "Yeopgijeogin guenyeo" ("Sassy Girl"), with Maverick Films attached to produce.
Advertising in Italian movie theaters rose 14% to $70 million in 2001, in marked contrast with a 3.2% drop in the national advertising market that hit radio, TV and print ads.
Jon Favreau ("Made") is in negotiations to portray Foggy Nelson, the title character's best friend and legal partner in "Daredevil," the 20th Century Fox-New Regency adaptation of the Marvel Comics…
Writer-director Andre Turpin's "Soft Shell Man" (Un Crabe dans la tete) swept the Prix Jutra, Quebec's annual film awards Sunday, taking home seven honors including film.
Filling in another niche in his pantheon of 60s legends, Oliver Stone is currently in Cuba where he is shooting a documentary on Fidel Castro, with the dictator's reported full co-operation.
Don Cheadle will make his directorial debut on "Tishomingo Blues," a Film Four adaptation of the Elmore Leonard bestseller. He might play the flashiest character in the book, as well.
Disney is quietly preparing "The Jungle Book II" and "Piglet's Big Movie" for theatrical release next year, but you won't find them on the production schedule at Walt Disney Pictures.
"Ocean's Eleven" hit the jackpot in the U.K., Argentina, Turkey and two Nordic markets last weekend, while "Monsters, Inc." soared past $100 million overseas and "Shallow Hal" saw rib-tickling debuts…