Similar to the schadenfreude felt when Pop.com flopped, industryites have been snickering at "Project Greenlight," an online screenwriting contest from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's Netco LivePlanet…
Helmer Phillip Noyce's Rumbalara Films has signed a four-year first-look deal with Kinowelt USA, the U.S. film production arm of Munich-based Kinowelt Medien. Rumbalara, which is headed by Noyce and…
It's the battle of the "Teutonic Knights" in Poland -- only this time it's being staged not on the fields of East Prussia, but in local production offices. Observers are shaking their heads over two…
Giant exhibitor Carmike Cinemas, currently slogging through bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, said Tuesday it lost $2.1 million in the third quarter amid continuing signs of exhibition…
Regal Cinemas, which exhibition handicappers have been tracking for a possible Chapter 11 filing, reported a $113.3 million loss for the third quarter and revealed it's in default of certain loan…
Hot scribe Don Rhymer ("Big Momma's House"), currently penning the latest versions of Sony's "Jumanji II" and Disney's "Santa Clause 2," will get a sum approaching $600,000 for a production rewrite…
Guy Pearce ("L.A. Confidential") has closed a deal to star in DreamWorks/Warner Bros.' "The Time Machine," to be helmed by Simon Wells ("Prince of Egypt"), the great-grandson of author H.G. Wells.
That disappointing $18.1 million weekend box office estimate for New Line's "Little Nicky" is beginning to look pretty good. If only it were true.
The European Audiovisual Observatory, an EU funded data gatherer, has launched a free database on admissions to pics released in 34 Euro countries.
David Mamet's "State and Main" received the best film prize at the 15th annual Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Fest. Pic's William H. Macy won for supporting actor in the tale of a film crew on location…