The Swedish Film Institute has greenlit Danish director Eddie Thomas Petersen's second "Tsatsiki" film, based on Monica Nilsson-Brannstrom's children's books.
Picking up on the momentum built from a successful Cannes premiere, distributor Lions Gate began unreeling E. Elias Merhige's "Shadow of the Vampire" in Hollywood screening rooms in late summer…
Considering how thespians hunger for the spotlight, it's a bit surprising that leaders of their unions have taken a low-profile route so far toward the upcoming film-TV contract negotiations. The…
Only two years ago, "Shakespeare in Love" and "Elizabeth" were competing for best picture. Well, if you buy the premise of the Academy favoring lush period pieces set in Europe -- especially those…
Hoyts Cinemas has strengthened its presence in the western Australia market of Perth by acquiring 16 screens from Coastal Cinemas.
David Arquette fears no spider: The thesp is in final negotiations to topline "Arach Attack" for Centropolis Entertainment. Financed for $30 million by Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros.…
In an effort to identify movies and movie events with lasting significance, the American Film Institute has established "AFI Movies of the Year" and "AFI Moments of Significance."
Italian distributor Medusa Film has picked up the next three comedies directed by Woody Allen from German company VCL, starting with "The Curse of the Jade Scorpion."
The astonishing success of the second Bratislava Film Festival, which ran Dec. 1-9, is just one sign that the Slovak entertainment industry is on an upswing. The 120 films on offer attracted 45,000…
Musicvideo helmer Tim Story will make his feature helming debut with MGM's "Barbershop," a laffer that will likely begin pre-production in January and may begin lensing as early as April.