Canal Plus chief Pierre Lescure on Tuesday played down a French press report that the group was dumping its old Hollywood partners after pacting with Universal.
"Almost Famous" struck a chord with Interneters, nabbing top honors in five categories of the 2000 Online Film Critics Society Awards.
The Bard would have recognized the set-up, but the poetry would have gone straight over his head. "Te Tangata Whai Rawa o Weneti," despite its native trappings and Maori lingo, is, nonetheless, "The…
A Globo Filmes feature based on a reformatted TV series is primed to break recent records for a local pic. Guel Arraes' "O Auto da Compadecida" was released by Globo Filmes on Sept. 15 and has earned…
Cole Hauser will reunite with "Tigerland" star Colin Farrell in the MGM drama "Hart's War." Bruce Willis and Farrell topline the film, which is helmed by Gregory Hoblit and begins lensing in Prague…
Screenwriter Julius Epstein, who co-wrote the screenplay for "Casablanca," died Saturday at age 91. A highly visible and well-respected figure in the Hollywood writing community, Epstein died at…
Andrew Form and Matthew Resnik, via their Formatt Films banner, have inked an output deal with Avi Lerner's Millennium Films.
Neither snow nor New Year's hangovers could keep 20th Century Fox's "Cast Away" from floating to a champagne-poppin' four-day box office of $41.5 million.
Starz Encore has nabbed exclusive pay TV rights to Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" from Sony Pictures Classics. The film -- buzzed about as a possible Oscar contender -- will make its…
Unlike its holiday cousins November and December, the month of January isn't known for movie madness. Holdovers from the Christmas rush plus massive TV auds for the Super Bowl tend to keep grosses…
Studios and indies are putting a lot of time, energy and money into something they're not even sure they believe in: screeners. This year, the annual flurry of videocassettes mailed to Oscar voters…