"Elegy for Iris" is in turnaround from Sony's Columbia Pictures and headed for Paramount with Scott Rudin Prods. With Judi Dench attached to star in the title role, "Iris" is being helmed by Richard…
Moonstone Intl. Labs, the European workshop program for screenwriters and directors that functions in collaboration with the Sundance Institute, has announced its first screenwriting laboratory to…
Leading Japanese multiplex operator Warner Mycal is ending the year with a ribbon-cutting fest on six new multiplexes that will raise the company's share of the local exhibition market to about 15%.
In a deal valued at approximately $56 million, Shooting Gallery chairman-CEO Larry Meistrich will sell some 80% of his company's client and production service businesses to itemus. Buyer is a…
"The English Patient" will become the English doctor: Ralph Fiennes will replace Kevin Costner in Mandalay Pictures' "Beyond Borders." Costner's other project, the MGM pic "Dragonfly," will preclude…
Fireworks Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Paul Cox's "Innocence" from Cinemavault Releasing.
The Film Consortium has had its lottery production franchise renewed for another three years by the U.K.'s new Film Council.
"Meet the Parents" taught the competish a lesson in the midst of a lackluster month, delivering to Universal its first No. 1 spot at the October box office in the past decade. Pic managed to hit $100…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has sent out its Oscar-campaign guidelines to the marketing departments of studios and distribution companies.
Paramount Pictures is in advanced negotiations to purchase film rights to Tom Clancy's "Without Remorse," which focuses on the John Clark character featured in earlier Clancy thrillers. Once the deal…