There may be a flip side to the recent crop of homegrown French box office smashes. The coffers of the compte de soutien, or support fund, are dwindling because successful producers of local movies…
The Walt Disney Co. has closed a deal with "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" star Rob Schneider to co-write and topline an untitled comedy for the studio.
MGM has struck a TV-window pact for its "Heartbreakers" laffer with NBC, Turner and Comedy Central that an insider said approaches $10 million -- well north of the normal return on small-screen…
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti on Thursday bashed a new bill that would outlaw certain movie advertising.
Marin Karmitz's French company MK2 has acquired all rights to a catalog of 17 Charlie Chaplin films.
The National Film Board has appointed Jacques Bensimon to the post of government film commissioner and chair of the NFB for a five year term.
Red Crow Creations, the production studio founded by American Indian actor-singer-activist Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, and the Eyapaha Institute have joined with UCLA American Indian Studies Center…
Todd McCarthy: Deep Focus
Army Archerd: Just For Variety
Neither terrible nor much good, "Town & Country" features a lot of talent on both sides of the camera operating in low gear. This long-awaited comedy of infidelity, which began shooting in 1998 and…
The Cannes Film Festival and the Cinefondation will host a star-studded tribute May 17 to French producer Anatole Dauman, who died three years ago. Fest managing director Veronique Cayla said…