Veteran marketing exec Tim Palen has been appointed VP of theatrical marketing for Lions Gate Films, effective immediately.
Tom Green has launched production shingle Bob Green Films. Named after the Canadian-born comedian's uncle, shingle has formalized a three-year, first-look deal with Fox-based Regency Enterprises for…
Specialty distribs, which look to the holiday season with visions of kudos dancing in their heads, may find the going a little tricky this year.
Jim Carrey is in early talks to star in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," a USA Films pic that will be directed by Michel Gondry from a script by Charlie Kaufman.
Sorry, James Cameron, let's proclaim "Harry Potter" as the new king of the world -- at least by one yardstick. The junior wizard seized "Titanic's" crown as the all-time highest weekend grosser…
Rita Wilson and Maria Bello have been added to the cast of "Autofocus," which will be directed by Paul Schrader and distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has acquired worldwide rights, excluding Asia and France, to "Highbinders," the most expensive film ever to come out of Hong Kong.
MGM repositioned some film marketing and distribution operations Monday, while announcing the departure of longtime execs in those same areas.
Disney said Monday it's reskedded to April 5 the Barry Sonnenfeld-helmed "Big Trouble," an ensemble laffer bounced from a previous slotting in late September amid sensitivities arising from the…
John Waters will return as the master of ceremonies for the 2002 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards. Waters hosted last year's event and served as keynote speaker in 1999.
The Venice Intl. Film Festival has announced the dates for next year's 58th edition amid doubts that current management will still be in charge.