Cobalt Media Group has boarded John Boorman's fantasy kidpic "Knight's Castle." Pic, which starts shooting in August in Ireland, is scripted by Tony Grisoni from a book by Edward Eager. No cast is…
Francis Ford Coppola covered everything from a musical "Gidget" to his upcoming epic "Megalopolis" ("very mysterious, very odd") to his newly revised "Apocalypse Now," which, 22 years after its…
The troubled "Ocean Warrior" film project sued earlier this month by its backers may yet survive efforts to put it into bankruptcy (Daily Variety, May 2).
Festgoers were singing in the Baz tub Wednesday night as "Moulin Rouge" kickstarted the 54th annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival with high-stepping and plenty of ooh-la-la hoopla.
The German box office scored record revenues in the first quarter of the year, reporting DM 513 million ($235 million). Cinemas saw a 12.1% increase from last year and, with 47.7 million moviegoers…
Opening night at the 48th Sydney Film Festival will feature the world preem of Ray Lawrence's detective drama "Lantana" starring Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey and Anthony LaPaglia.
Having secured Stateside distribution rights to "Everybody Famous!," the foreign-film Oscar nominee from Belgium, and "With a Friend Like Harry," winner of four Cesars in France, mini-major Miramax…
Box office dud "Monkeybone" took a gorilla-sized bite out of earnings at Fox Entertainment and parent News Corp. last quarter, despite an upswing at the Fox broadcast net and continued growth at Fox…
"Friends" star Lisa Kudrow will topline and produce "Intense Girl Scouts," penned by Joseph Minion ("After Hours"), with Escape Artists financing the pic.
David Wain ("Wet Hot American Summer") will direct "Cap'n Ricky ... Also Featuring Karl," from a script by Mark Perez.
Rapper and music mogul Sean Combs is in final negotiations to appear in Lions Gate Films' "Monster's Ball," directed by Marc Forster. Thesp Peter Boyle has also signed on for the indie pic, which…
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