Theater operator AMC Entertainment said Friday it plans to use $250 million from a sale of preferred stock to Apollo Management to reduce borrowing on its credit facility and strengthen its balance…
Dear Diary, Had a boffo weekend. The soph session of Miramax/U's "Bridget Jones's Diary" edged out three-time victor "Spy Kids" with $10.5 million as the Renee Zellweger romancer added 610 playdates…
The U.K.'s Film Council has announced several new production appointments.
IMF-backed Pacifica Film Development has purchased feature rights to the Michael Blake novel "The Holy Road," the soon-to-be-published sequel to Blake's "Dances With Wolves." Blake, who won an Oscar…
Cannes will host an under-the-stars screening of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie of Montmartre" ("Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain") on May 13 in the park area close to the Palais. The event will be…
After-party plans for the New York premiere of "The Golden Bowl" Tuesday night have taken on the subtle complexity of a late-period Jamesian sentence.
U.K.-based video-on-demand service Video Networks has inked a three-year deal with Regency Enterprises, adding pics "Fight Club," "Pushing Tin" and "Entrapment," among others, to its catalog.
Lisa Riznikove and Robert Troy have formed Absinthe Pictures, a full-service production shingle, based in West Hollywood. Company will specialize in the development and production of on-air promos…
Scribe producers David Guarascio and Moses Port have inked a four-year, $10 million deal to develop new programming for NBC Studios and take over as showrunners on "Just Shoot Me" from Marsh McCall.
Ronald Neame, who began his career as an assistant cameraman working with Alfred Hitchcock on England's first talkie and went on to a distinguished career as a cinematographer, producer and director…