Movies like Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie" helped overseas B.O. for Gallic lingo fare soar to a record high in 2001 -- and this year promises more of the same, it was predicted Sept. 5.
Marc Abraham's Universal-based production shingle Strike Entertainment has optioned the feature film remake rights to Kingsley Amis' classic novel "Lucky Jim."
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As "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" heads toward a $100 million in box office, Spyglass Entertainment has courted and wed its star and writer, newcomer Nia Vardalos, who will make her followup feature with…
In a move as surprising for its scope as for its address, John Williams, producer of DreamWorks' mega-hit "Shrek," has partnered with rival Walt Disney Studios in a multi-project animated film output…
Walt Disney Pictures has picked up comedy spec "Wait Listing Wally" from writers Marty Scott & Toni Kotite in a low six-figure deal.
The Society for Animation Studies will hold its 14th annual conference Sept. 26-29 at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale.
Another Gotham specialty shingle is getting into bed with the big boys. Killer Films, having ended its pact with Clear Blue Sky, has struck a one-year, first-look deal with Warner Bros. Company will…
Gotham's production woes are far from over. TV work continues to be the city's strong suit, and the New York commercial biz is bouncing back. But the number of studio films coming to the Big Apple…
The breakup of a Parisian couple after 15 years of marriage forms the trauma-strewn proving ground for actress-turned-director Sophie Marceau's feature bow, a little-disguised autobiographic account…
The Art Directors Guild has tapped veteran production designer Albert Brenner, a five-time Oscar nominee, to receive its lifetime achievement award.