The British Board of Film Classification has passed the controversial French movie "Baise-moi" (Rape Me) for U.K. distribution, with one 10-second cut.
Helmer Simon West's upcoming "Tomb Raider," based on the popular computer game, is the first international production to benefit from the new Icelandic incentive scheme, introduced Jan. 1.
The stammering. The pausing. Eccentric characters surround him. Dealing with the confusion of it all. These are traits that characterize Bob Newhart's quirky, often imitated persona.
The legal battle between German distributor-financier Intertainment Licensing and Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures took a bizarre turn Monday. Intertainment released a document that outlines, the…
Lot 47 Films has acquired North American rights to Michael Cuesta's Sundance entry, "L.I.E." Pic, Cuestra's first, is the story of a troubled Long Island teenager and his relationship with a gay…
Columbia-based production and distribution concern Escape Artists has inked a mid-six-figure deal with scribe Chris Morgan to pen "The Bermuda Triangle."
Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films has elevated Norm Golightly to prexy of production. Golightly had been veep of creative affairs and will operate alongside Cage, Saturn's CEO. Clarke Anderson, formerly…
Banking that the efficiency of the Internet will translate to more revenue, Universal Studios Consumer Products Group has inked a two-year deal with RightsLine that will enable the studio to manage…
Shirley MacLaine, Nick Nolte and Charles Bronson received lifetime achievement awards in the arts Sunday night at the close of the second annual Malibu Film Festival. Lloyd Bridges was posthumously…
Pressure is mounting on Canal Plus to stem its red ink under the newly merged Vivendi Universal. The pay TV and film giant isn't expected to turn a profit until 2003, but Vivendi CEO Jean Marie…
Mark Perez is practically part of the Mickey Mouse Club: The Walt Disney Co. has tapped the feature scribe to pen two screenplays in a deal worth low- against mid-seven figures.