Don't mothball that Darth Maul costume just yet, "Star Wars" fans. "Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" returns to theaters next week. But this is no scheme by Fox to get the pic's domestic gross up to…
Sheffield swings to the sound of disco in "Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?," a well-cast Brit comedy set in "the year of the 'Fever.' " Pic's busy direction and bright performances partly…
Mark Norman, who knows a thing or two about weaving through the Hollywood maze, had a message for the five winners of the Nicholl screenwriting fellowships. Don't take any nonsense.
In a so-so frame for freshmen in Europe, foreign debutantes "The World Is Not Enough," "The Bone Collector" and "Double Jeopardy" provided most of thrills at the international box office.
Independent Cinema Distributors is planning to build 500 luxury screening rooms, strictly to show indie work, inside major book, music and coffee retailers.
Musicvideo helmer McG will make his feature directorial debut when "Charlie's Angels" goes before the cameras Dec. 6 in Los Angeles.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased the option for "American Dream" along with an order for a rewrite by red-hot Kansas City-based scribe John Scott Shepherd.
Initial Entertainment Group has completed rights deals in four more territories for "Gangs of New York," directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
After a brief lull, box office rebounded in many territories last week, spurred by the heroics of "Tarzan" in German-speaking territories and Scandinavia, "The Sixth Sense" in the U.K. and "Stigmata"…
Artisan Entertainment bested at least five other suitors to buy screen rights to Rex Pickett's unpublished novel "Side Ways" with a commitment for "Election" helmer Alexander Payne to adapt and…
In a rare case of a U.S. distributor acquiring an Italian-language production at script stage, Fine Line Features is negotiating to pick up North American rights to "Domani" (Tomorrow), the…