DJ Qualls, Rachel Blanchard and Sean Kanan have been cast in "Chasing Holden," a drama directed by Malcolm Clarke. William Hurt and Joshua Jackson are in negotiations to star. Pic has a five-week…
The 16th Paris Film Festival kicks off today with some 60 films to unspool before the close on April 3. Nine of those pics will compete for a $50,000 Grand Jury prize to go toward French distribution.
Santa Monica-based Web production company Zeros & Ones Entertainment has launched Zeros & Ones Studios, a work-for-hire Web animation facility. New digital arm is being formed by the team of 16…
Auds overseas voted with their feet to see "Miss Congeniality" as it debuted at No. 1 in six markets last weekend, relieving some of the B.O. tedium that seems to afflict many territories at this…
Screenwriting duo Greg Schaffer and Steve Joe have been hired by Warner Bros. Pictures to rewrite the comedy "Victory & Loco" for Denise Di Novi Pictures. Comedy concerns a pair of guys who begin to…
AMC Entertainment has quit the National Assn. of Theatre Owners in an implicit knock on NATO's ability to lead on issues including the looming digital conversion.
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," newly crowned Oscar winner for foreign-language film, will be released on videocassette and DVD June 5 by Columbia TriStar Home Video.
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Patrick Cirillo ("Man of War") has snagged the rewrite assignment on "The Alchemist," set up at Alcon Pictures. He will receive a mid-six-figure payday for the assignment.
Jonathan Karp, entrenched at Random House after a brief stint under film and Broadway producer Scott Rudin, has contracted playwright-actor Pamela Gien to adapt her Off Broadway play "The Syringa…
Attorney John Sloss has decided to shed his role as behind-the-scenes dealmaker for indie films to launch a full-fledged indie financing company.
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