Most of Quebec's independent exhibitors are refusing to book "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones," because they are unhappy with the stringent demands of distributor 20th Century Fox.
CBS continues to mine the nostalgia craze, ordering up new telepics based on classic skeins "I Love Lucy" and "Batman."
Veteran producer Michael S. Glick has been named senior veepee of physical production for MGM and United Artists, said Jeffrey Coleman, the recently promoted MGM exec VP of worldwide feature physical…
Hot movies propelled exhib Cinemark to a $6.9 million profit in the first quarter amid a 15% revenue rise to $226.7 million, officials said Wednesday.
Reuniting with the producers of "O," Josh Hartnett has attached to topline "Wish You Were Here" for production and finance concern FilmEngine.
Sebnem Askin has been promoted to executive VP of worldwide sales for film sales and finance company Pandora from her previous post as senior veep of the company.
Stefan Schwartz ("Shooting Fish") has signed up to direct "Baker Street," which Lawrence Bender is exec producing for Myriad Pictures.
The world premiere screening of Thomas Elliott's "Asylum Days" will be part of the Slamdunk Screening Series at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Rai Cinema and Filmalbatros, the production joint venture of Marco Bellocchio and Sergio Pelone, are prepping Bellocchio's next pic after Cannes competition player "The Religion Hour (My Mother's…
Winchester Films has sold Gavin Grazer's heist comedy "Scorched" to RTL in Germany, Vertigo in Spain, RCV in Benelux and Egmont in Scandinavia.
If French helmer Francois Ozon is shooting his next feature, "The Swimming Pool," in English, it's probably because Celluloid Dreams topper Hengameh Panahi has had incredible success getting top…