Helkon Media's new international sales company, Helkon Intl. Pictures, is making a mighty bow, selling off foreign rights to MGM's $85 million "Rollerball." Helkon, along with Japan's Toho-Towa, is a…
Sony-based Ray Stark's Rastar Prods. is going indie: In partnership with George Lascu and Cindy Kuipers and their Rex Films, the company will produce "The Night of the Iguana," based on the Tennessee…
Horror maestro George Romero is back with more gore, writing and directing vampire thriller "The Ill" for year-old Gotham-based indie P-Kino Films. Pic is P-Kino's first. Death and the walking undead…
Artisan Entertainment's co-CEO Amir Malin and Miramax Films' co-chair Harvey Weinstein will do a dirty dance of their own with "Dirty Dancing 2," a theatrical remake of the 1987 hit.
StudioCanal France will fully finance the $16 million pic "Speaking of Sex," to be helmed by John McNaughton ("Wild Things"). Deal highlights the French company's ambitions to increase its…
The Independent Feature Project has announced the addition of a new annual laurel, the Anthony Radziwill Documentary Achievement Award, to bow at the 2000 IFP Gotham Awards ceremony in the fall.
Two reports on the French cinema give a mixed picture of how the film industry is faring.
Jeremy Davies has signed to appear in the Alan Rudolph-directed "Investigating Sex." Cast includes Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Julie Delpy, and Dermot Mulroney.
In what marks the first major studio deal to turn an Internet-generated creation into a feature, author and screenwriter John Ridley will be paid $1 million against $2 million by Universal and…
Visit Cannes 2000 Bejeweled and couture-clad celebs from the world of film and politics climbed the steps of the Palais in pouring rain Wednesday night for the opening ceremony of the 53rd…
Visit Cannes 2000 Sony Pictures Classics has picked up rights to Jason Alexander's "Just Looking" and Greg Berlanti's "Broken Hearts Club -- A Romantic Comedy," in between fully financing a number of…