DreamWorks has optioned a series of 27 novels by Donald Hamilton about debonair spy Matt Helm.
Still trying to salvage what is left of the one-time German minimajor, cash-strapped film group Kinowelt has sold off an 8% stake in Marburg-based video-on-demand company Media(netCom) for $3 million.
The romantic pairing -- on and off screen -- of Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz ensured lusty but not exceptional bows for "Vanilla Sky" over the weekend, while the Brad Pitt/Robert Redford combo gave…
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Gordon E. Sawyer Award -- presented each year to an individual whose technological contributions have brought credit to the motion picture industry -…
McDonald's France has inked with "Asterix" license holder Editions Albert Rene to use images of the Gallic adventurer to flog its burgers for an undisclosed sum.
The first World of Comedy Intl. Film Festival, skedded for February 2003, is calling for entries; deadline is Oct. 31.
Constantin has acquired rights to three projects from animation house Achterbahn, including the company's first live-action pic, "Wie die Karnickel" (Like Rabbits), from director Sven Unterwaldt.
The accent will be on Spanish cinema at the 17th Paris Film Festival, which unfurls April 1-9 and boasts Isabelle Adjani as president.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "Moulin Rouge" have emerged as pacesetters in the race for the British Academy Film Awards, grabbing 12 nominations each.
With its revamped and sharper focus on German films, the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's new sidebar, Perspektive Deutsches Kino (Perspectives German Cinema), is showcasing 11 alternative and…
Paramount Pictures and producers Gale Anne Hurd and Jesse Beaton have tapped Sid Quashie to adapt Susan Kelly's 1995 book "The Boston Stranglers," with Carl Franklin attached to direct.