Paramount Classics has nabbed domestic distribution rights, as well as rights in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and Latin America, to the Cannes festival's closing-night film "Les Ames Fortes"…
"The Mummy Returns" has enjoyed another record-setting weekend. The UIP/Universal pic bowed in 21 territories and topped the charts in each to deliver a boffo $28.3 million weekend international cume.
Helmer Dan Ireland, whose Sundance pic "The Whole Wide World" introduced audiences to Vincent D'Onofrio and Renee Zellweger, will direct "Passionado," set in the same village that inspired Herman…
Artists Production Group and StudioCanal have jointly purchased "The Good Samaritan," an original pitch from writer Matthew Cirulnick. APG execs Steve Barnett and Dave Cohen brought the pitch to APG…
Cannes Film Fest Palme d'Or winner "The Son's Room" will have its North American premiere later this month at the American Cinematheque in Hollywood as the opening film of a complete retrospective of…
A group of unsecured creditors of Loews Cineplex is trying to elbow back to the table in a bankruptcy reorg of the giant exhib.
The Oz cinema industry's multiplexing trend has been confirmed by figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The victory of "The Son's Room" reps the first Palme d'Or awarded to an Italian entry at Cannes in 23 years. But director Nanni Moretti's success followed another triumph earlier in the week of…
Dana Laufer has been tapped VP of worldwide promotions at Miramax. Reporting to senior VP of worldwide promotions Lori Sale, in the company's L.A. offices, Laufer will be responsible for national…
Producer, director and actor Bob Balaban has set up at USA Films the Tony Horwitz book "Confederates in the Attic," which he plans to produce and possibly direct.
Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey and Fairuza Balk will topline the feature "Enter Fleeing" for Gary Winick and John Sloss' Independent Digital Entertainment (InDigEnt), IFC Prods. and Goldheart Pictures.