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.
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.
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…
Working Title Films, Granada and Endemol Entertainment are among several suitors reportedly in talks to buy "Billy Elliot" producer Tiger Aspect. A report in London's Financial Times identified…
MGM chairman-CEO Alex Yemenidjian enjoyed a 63% salary boost to $2.6 million last year -- the most profitable in the studio's 76-year history -- and also earned a $1.3 million bonus.
Despite its allusions to Sophocles, Plato and Shakespeare, "Gabriela" is pure, undiluted soap. With hardly enough substance to carry a 30-minute TV episode, let alone a feature, this spindly love…
J2 Communications, parent company to the National Lampoon entertainment franchise, posted a fiscal second-quarter loss Thursday of $328,187 as revenue plunged 90% leading up to a planned change of…