The monkeys did the business over the weekend as "Planet of the Apes" ruled in its Australian bow and in its soph sessions in Latin America, despite substantial drops.
Lightstorm Entertainment development veep Stacy Maes has ankled James Cameron's production shingle to become director of production at Regency Enterprises.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment will release "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" on video Oct. 23. Announcement comes less than four weeks after the movie opened at theaters.
The Motion Picture & Television Fund held its 19th annual Golden Boot Awards Ceremony Saturday at the Beverly Hilton, bestowing its top prize on "Shanghai Noon."
Alan Bergman has been elected prexy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Academy Foundation.
"Shrek" producer John Williams and Berlin animation house Greenlight Media have hired Rob Moreland to pen the feature adaptation of the German TV series "SimsalaGrimm," a parody of the Brothers Grimm…
Fur flew and jaws dropped during the final hours of the 54th Locarno Intl. Film Festival as the main competition jury announced a controversial lineup of prizes Sunday.
Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal on Friday posted consolidated revenues of 172.9 million euros ($154.5 million) for the first half of 2001, up 20.3% on the same period last year.
Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled adventure pitch from Owen A. Gottlieb and Stephen Susco's for an undisclosed sum.
Producers Nik Powell ("The Crying Game,") Leslee Udwin ("East Is East) and thesp Charles Dance will be among the judges for the British Short Screenplay Competition.
Palomar Pictures has optioned Jeff Davis' screenplay "Indelible" for musicvid helmer Howard Greenhalgh to direct.