Fandango, the Rome-based banner headed by Domenico Procacci, has moved into theatrical distribution, with its debut lineup announced at the Autumn Screenings national exhibitors tradeshow last week.
"The Emmys may have more class" than the Golden Globes, notes Entertainment Weekly critic Ken Tucker, "but the Globes are often more hip." Since it's the job of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn…
Film mavens are counting their B.O. blessings this holiday season after boffo returns on "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Charlie's Angels" and "Unbreakable." That trio has helped push…
James Merendino ("SLC Punk") will direct the satire "Theodore, and the Impenetrable Suit of Armor," a $10 million pic to be financed by Merendino's Straight Edge Prods. and Michael Cerenzie's Unity…
European culture ministers have approved a finance package worth 400 million euros ($340 million) to support the European film industry. The "Media Plus" program, agreed upon in Brussels Nov. 23…
Though only four women have the made the transition the past five years from Golden Globes, comedy/musical, best actress nominee to Oscar's short list, three of those thesps took home Academy Awads.
Resorts in places like Maui, Aspen and Vail are plenty posh, but they lack even the most basic moviegoing amenities. The theater floors are sticky, the sight lines obscured and the screens noticeably…
Pathe Pictures has been given the greenlight from the Film Council for another three years of Lottery franchise funding. Pathe is the second of the U.K.'s three lotto franchises to pass its midterm…
Brian Grazer, producer of two of the year's top-grossing pics in "The Grinch" and "Nutty Professor II," will receive this year's David O. Selznick Award from the Producers Guild of America. Grazer…
BBC Films is in negotiations with MM Media Capital Partners (MCP) for a $300 million fund to co-finance big-budget movies.
Phoenix Pictures has tapped scripter Brent Hanley to pen a bigscreen adaptation of the children's bestseller "Holes" for Andrew Davis to direct.