Charles Randolph, who wrote "The Life of David Gale," a Kevin Spacey-Laura Linney pic that Alan Parker begins lensing for Universal next month, has inked deals for three scripts.
For every Amenabar there's an Almodovar. These are the young artists not so anxious to parlay their perfect English and film festival honors into Hollywood careers.
Juliette Binoche. Paul Verhoeven. Penelope Cruz. Lasse Hallstrom -- all familiar, if not household, names for U.S. moviegoers. But while these foreign actors and directors have established healthy…
The tempest over the violence in Tim Blake Nelson's "O" may, in the end, be much ado about nothing, but it certainly slowed the film along its long road to a U.S. bow.
For seven years, the division of labor between Miramax Films and Dimension Films has been clear-cut: Harvey Weinstein has managed the former (which is known for its arthouse fare) while Bob has run…
The B.O. success of homegrown pic "Return to Pontiniak" heralds a higher profile for local filmmaking.Tackling modern subjects in new ways, or looking at ancient tales with a modern edge, local…
Political infighting among China's provincial distribs and Beijing bureaucrats has delayed the reform of the country's film distribution system, but China watchers at the U.S. majors believe the…
Top Spanish toon maker BRB Internacional has launched Screen 21, a division dedicated to theatrical feature film production.
Scheduled for a December release by UIP in Japan, DreamWorks' "Shrek" will feature the voices of top Japanese talent in a dubbed version that will go out alongside subtitled prints.
Living up to the hype that has surrounded it, "Suriyothai," Thailand's most lavish film production, took in 110 million baht ($2.5 million) on 353 screens nationwide its first 10 days of release…
The end of summer shows no signs of cooling off in Japan, where scorching B.O. totals have lit up distribs. After a continuing decline in cinema attendance during the first six months, the estimates…