Kinowelt USA has beaten out other suitors for Mark Perez's latest screenplay "Cap'n Ricky ... also Featuring Karl." The company will finance the pic, budgeted in the $20 million range.
AtomFilms.com will bow "The Last Real Cowboys," starring Billy Bob Thornton, and the Kathy Bates starrer "Baby Steps," both of which were licensed to the Netco for exclusive online and offline…
Oh, to be an actor in these hectic prestrike days. It seems that all a thesp has to do is hit marks and remember lines, and in come the offers. Average aspiring folk who spent years waiting -- and…
Asian exhibs are not immune to the global B.O. slowdown, but the mood at last week's CineAsia movie convention was far from downcast. Many of the 370 attendees were cheered by a series of…
Jude Law is negotiating to join Tom Hanks in "The Road to Perdition," the DreamWorks film directed by "American Beauty" helmer Sam Mendes and scripted by "13 Days" writer David Self.
Columbia Pictures is ramping up to produce a sequel to "Charlie's Angels," which has fast cruised toward the $100 million mark after topping the box office for the past two weekends.
The Urbanworld Group, sponsors of Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- the largest film confab devoted to minority fare -- is launching an acquisitions label, Urbanworld Films.
French cinemagoers trust their pals' opinions rather than film critics' when deciding which movies to watch, according to a new survey.
Al Pacino will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2001 Cecil B. DeMille Career Achievement Award.
The Bratislava Intl. Film Festival, which runs Dec. 1-9, will be the third incarnation of the Slovak fest spotlighting young filmmakers in its competition. Earlier fests fell victim to political…