In a deal valued at mid-six figures, DreamWorks Pictures has acquired "Moist," the as-yet-unpublished first novel from screenwriter Mark Haskell Smith.
Fireworks Pictures has set an early 2002 theatrical release date for its Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner "The Believer," which will premiere on Showtime in September.
"Lantana," Ray Lawrence's psychological thriller starring Geoffrey Rush and Barbara Hershey, will close the 26th annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
The 39th New York Film Festival gets a royal treatment with the world premiere of Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums," an ensemble piece featuring Gene Hackman, Anjelica Houston, Gwyneth Paltrow…
Ailing Regal Cinemas, the nation's largest exhib, has pulled out of the Gotham market into which it had entered with much fanare a year ago.
Who would have thought a grizzled Hollywood player like Sydney Pollack could set an example for the next wave of indie producers?
Actress Jane Birkin and producer Paolo Branco on Tuesday rallied to defend pic "This Is My Body" after its biblical title was attacked in court by a right-wing religious group.
Scaring up $14.1 million its first weekend, Alejandro Amenabar's retro chiller "The Others" is now the highest-grossing Spanish-backed movie ever in the U.S. And it may be a harbinger of bigger…
New Yorkers talk about chain stores and a crackdown on crime, but the biggest transformation in Times Square may be its movie theaters.
The lessons linger longer than the pictures have in summer 2001. Lesson No. 1 for studio execs: Get ready to spend more money marketing pics in summer 2002.
FilmFour will reach a turning point Aug. 24, with the U.K. opening of Peter Cattaneo's "Lucky Break."