Intl. Critics Week, the Cannes Intl. Film Festival sidebar, has begun the selection process for its 40th edition, which will take place May 10-19, organizers said Tuesday.
For nearly 30 years, the studios shied away from the period gangster drama "Gangs of New York." However, with the pic's production nearly complete in Rome, one of the companies that turned down…
E! Entertainment Television Networks and Turner Network Television are cooperating in an unprecedented promo campaign for the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards, for which E! will telecast…
Fox TV Pictures has started production on "The Colony," a two-hour telepic for Fox Broadcasting Co. about a clan of evil rats, from producers Robert Cort and David Madden ("Save the Last Dance").
Chris Rock may have a trio of top-drawer films set to bow this year in the wake of his recent starring turn in the romantic comedy "Down to Earth," but it's perhaps the summer release of "Pootie…
The Film Music Network (FMN), a professional org for the film and television music industry, and the indie Assn. of Independent Feature Film Producers (AIFFP), which reps more than 20,000 filmmakers…
Disney's returning to an animated Neverland not in videostores but on the bigscreen. Studio execs are so pleased with the sequel to the 1953 classic "Peter Pan," now 95% complete, that they're…
New York-based Hallmark Entertainment plans to shoot "Thief of Baghdad" in Bombay, according to Hallmark topper Robert Halmi, who recently visited the city.
The smell of pizza and popcorn greeted ShoWest attendees as they wound their way through the nearly 300 booths promoting new products on the trade show floor at Bally's.
Folks in Germany and Austria, and now Italy, are finding the Mel Gibson/Helen Hunt combo in "What Women Want" more appetizing than Hannibal Lecter -- but that's a minor hiccup for "Hannibal," which…
Large-format film company Iwerks Entertainment said Tuesday that it has inked a letter of intent to be acquired by privately held SimEx in a deal valued at $2.2 million in stock.