Popular films often get re-released in theaters, especially when new footage is added to lure audiences. But rarely is that lavish treatment accorded to a pic just weeks after its original theatrical…
Move over, Margaret Mitchell. While objections to a "Gone With the Wind" parody have engendered a not-so-civil war, a French sequel to Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables" is fueling a révolution in Gaul.
In a move that will diminish risks and costs for both studios, Columbia Pictures is in final negotiations with Dimension Films to co-finance "Once Upon a Time in America: Desperado 2" the sequel to…
Chris Eyre ("Smoke Signals") will helm "Skins," with Overseas Filmgroup handling the pic's worldwide licensing. Film, which begins production this week, was adapted from poet Adrian C. Louis' novel…
Jonathan Bing: The Write Stuff
Marketing hoopla over Touchstone's "Pearl Harbor" has reached all the way to the U.S. Senate, where an ethics committee has dive-bombed a Mouse House plan to put several pols who are veterans on "Who…
Paul Smith has been elevated to exec VP of worldwide marketing and distribution for Columbia TriStar's Motion Picture Group.
Sandra Bullock's Warner Bros.-based Fortis Films will produce the untitled Tammi Chase story for Revolution Studios, with Mark St. Germain attached to pen the screenplay.
Don Rhymer, who shared writing credit on "Big Momma's House," will rewrite and make his directorial debut with Fox-based Regency Enterprises' "Fat Tuesday." The scribe-helmer will be paid high six…
SightSound Technologies will distribute a version of its direct-to-Internet film release "The Quantum Project" for Compaq's iPAQ handheld device, using the PocketPC format.
Castle Rock Entertainment has inked a deal with TRW's Picture PipeLine under which it will use the service to digitally deliver dailies from Australia to producers on the Warner Bros. lot during…
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