New Regency and Fox are on the verge of summoning more thesps to serve in the Gary Fleder-directed "The Runaway Jury," with Gene Hackman circling a co-starring role and Dustin Hoffman courted for…
Their confidence bolstered in part by seeing a first cut of "XXX," Revolution Studios and Sony are shuffling the August release dates for the extreme-sports spy thriller starring Vin Diesel and for…
Lions Gate Entertainment has become the first studio to strike a licensing deal with 3-month-old Pocket PC Films to make movies available for viewing on a Palm Pilot or similar hand-held device.
Jon Fitzgerald has been named executive director of the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival. He will work closely with incoming board president Arnold Kassoy and oversee artistic direction…
Musicvideo and commercial helmer Marcus Nispel will direct "Allegiance" for Radar Pictures.
The latest model in the recent spate of underwhelming female star vehicles, "Enough," a thriller detailing how a good wife gets back at an evil, possessive husband, is never provocative enough to…
Just as one of Oscar Wilde's resourceful gentlemen is Ernest in town and Jack in the country, so it seems that "The Importance of Being Earnest" was a comedy in the last century and a drama in the…
This story of the Old West from a horse's point of view sports a noble "my spirit will never be broken" central theme as well as a fashionably p.c. pro-horse-and-Indian, anti-white settler political…
An unnamed Hong Kong businessman is coughing up 80 million yuan ($10 million) for a new studio in China's southern province of Guangzhou.
Onex Corp, the new majority owner of Loews Cineplex Entertainment,is considering taking Loews public, Onex chief executive Gerry Schwartz said following the company's annual general meeting last week.