Academy Award-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland ("L.A. Confidential") will join forces with producer-director-actor Clint Eastwood to pen an adaptation of the bestselling novel "Mystic River" for…
Aussie star Hugo Weaving ("Proof," "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert," "The Matrix") has co-produced an endearing vehicle for himself in "Russian Doll," a romantic comedy that treads…
A socko bow by "Bridget Jones's Diary" in its native U.K. and a jaunty world preem by "Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles" in Australia provided a couple of memorable moments in an otherwise quiet frame…
Tom Ortenberg has been promoted to president of Lions Gate Films Releasing, while his former co-president, Gotham-based Mark Urman, will assume the newly created position of president of feature…
A federal judge tentatively decided Monday to send Intertainment's lawsuit against Imperial Bank to arbitration and put the action between Intertainment and Franchise Pictures on hold in the interim.
After registering the local theatrical division's highest-ever earnings during the 2000 financial year, Columbia TriStar Films Italia director general Ricardo Avila has announced his intention to…
Gotham-based distributor Lot 47 Films has acquired North American rights to Billy Morrissette's Sundance comedy "Scotland, PA."
The late Federico Fellini, Italy's most famous film director, was planning a satirical film centered around Italy's media-tycoon-turned-politico Silvio Berlusconi shortly before he died.
In her first starring film role in a decade, Oscar-winning "Paper Moon" star Tatum O'Neal will join Tim Curry, Julian Sands and "Party of Five" star Lacey Chabert in "The Scoundrel's Wife," a film…
Odeon Film chief finance officer Andreas Pres has left following restructuring in the German film and TV outfit, including closure of its Internet biz.