New Line Cinema has re-energized the spec market, preemptively removing from the market scribes Christian Gudegast and Paul Scheuring's actioner "Diablo" for $750,000 against $1 million. Vin Diesel…
Driven by Hollywood blockbusters, total box office in Spain during the first five months of 2000 saw a 19% hike over 1999. Overall theatrical box office gross for films shot up to Pta 35 billion…
Though just 18, Kirsten Dunst will play a year younger in Disney's "At Seventeen," a romantic drama with writer-helmer John Stockwell attached to direct and an August start date planned.
Robert Offer of Bloom, Hergott, Cook, Diemer and Klein repped Atlantic Streamline on the financing of indie film “All the Queen’s Men.” The law firm does not rep actor Matt LeBlanc. Information was…
Lions Gate Films has acquired the U.S. rights to the Cannes closing-night movie "Stardom," helmed by two-time Oscar-nominated director Denys Arcand.
Bookended by two controversial Cannes competitors, Lars Von Trier's Palme d'Or winner "Dancer in the Dark" and Wong Kar-wai's "In the Mood for Love," the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 13-27) is…
Animation helmer Simon Wells ("Prince of Egypt") is in negotiations to make his live-action directing debut on "The Time Machine," a DreamWorks-Warner Bros. co-production.
Gotham film executives will get a huge blast of reality programming when the 22nd annual Independent Feature Film Market opens Sept. 15.
Joe Roth's Revolution Studios has bought movie rights to embezzlement tale "Family Firm," which will be produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, the first project for the duo since winning the best…
Colombian director Jorge Ali Triana takes on South American hero Simon Bolivar in his first original screenplay, "Yo Soy Bolivar" (I am Bolivar), skedded to begin lensing Sept. 4. In pic, Triana aims…
Former "NYPD Blue" star Jimmy Smits and horror-film legend Christopher Lee have joined the cast of episode II of the "Star Wars" saga.