Even before bowing his account of macabre serial killer Ed Gein, U.K. producer-distributor Hamish McAlpine is fast-tracking an adaptation of the exploits of another killer, Ted Bundy. Director Chuck…
The ongoing Euro 2000 soccer championships have had a dramatic effect on cinema attendance in France, causing it to plunge 50% every time a match is shown on TV.
Director James Toback has completed casting on his next film, "Harvard Man," with Sarah Michelle Gellar to be joined by Joey Lauren Adams ("Big Daddy"), Rebecca Gayheart ("Jawbreaker"), Adrian…
It's an about-face for "About Schmidt." In turnaround from Sony's Columbia Pictures, the project will soon land at New Line Cinema and reunite the writing team from last year's Paramount sleeper…
Sony’s “Air Force One” had the top R-rated opening in B.O. history with $37.1 million. Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper.
Australian film sales agent Beyond and 20th Century Fox could be drawn into a legal scuffle over a pic made with kids band the Wiggles. Investors complain only 13% of their original investment in the…
Mark A. Curcio, co-chief exec officer for Artisan Entertainment, has stepped down from his post following a power struggle with newly named sole CEO Amir Malin.
Producing partners George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh are set to produce "The Jacket," a Mandalay film that was scripted and will be directed by Marc Rocco and distributed domestically by Paramount.
In the calm before "The Perfect Storm," Sony took in $5 million on Wednesday from its summer tentpole "The Patriot." Bow for the Mel Gibson starrer is far from revolutionary, but $5 million has to be…
Writing duo Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel have signed on to pen the adaptation of the Japanese pic "After Life," a recent festival favorite, for Fox 2000.
Director Rolfe Kanefsky and producer Alain Siritzky have assembled the third in a teen-oriented series, "Pretty Cool." Pic, scripted by Kanefsky, centers on a high school senior able to read people's…