Writer-director Gary Hardwick's "The Brothers" is a tepid relationship drama by any measure. This take on how four pals approach dating and marriage in the 2000s is stuffed with the most obvious…
Revenue at German-Swiss film distrib Highlight Communications went up 74% in 2000, released figures show. Consolidated revenues for the year reached 114 million euro ($104 million), up from $60…
The Canton Co. and Senator Entertainment are in final negotiations to pay mid- against high-six figures for the spec script "Caruso: The King of Tenors," an epic biopic about the famous Italian opera…
Father Frank Desiderio has been named prexy of the Humanitas Prize Organization.
Continuing to stockpile comic moviemakers, 20th Century Fox and Fox 2000 have closed an overall directing and producing deal with Jay Roach and his Everyman Pictures label. Roach, who directed "Meet…
Though the studios have been mighty cautious about shelling out coin for pitches and specs over the past weeks due to possible strikes, a bidding war erupted late Wednesday that ended with U…
The new prexy of Oz's Cinema Owners' Assn. of Australia has vowed to fight for a change in the rules governing exhibitors and distributors.
Lisa Ullmann is joining Ricky Strauss' Sony-based Ricochet Pictures to head the company's production and development. She will be replacing Julie Plec, who is ankling the shingle.
Theater admissions for local fare in Denmark hit 2.05 million last year, according to figures published Tuesday by the government statistics office.
Though the encumbrance of caves would seem to work against the bigscreen aerialist strengths of MacGillivray Freeman Films, the firm's latest Imax featurette, "Journey Into Amazing Caves," reaps a…
Charles Gassot, producer of France's Oscar-nominated "The Taste of Others," is snubbing the Academy Awards in protest over the film's poor U.S. distribution.