MGM posted a tidy first-quarter profit Tuesday despite the absence of any major film releases as James Bond pic "The World Is Not Enough" continued its love affair with the overseas box office.
He's tried and tried again, but this time Mike Figgis has finally done it: The form is the content in "Timecode," a fascinating, sometimes exhilarating, experiment in which four continuous shots…
Roy E. Disney is scheduled to make a rare keynote speech May 18 at the annual meeting of the Large-Format Cinema Assn.
The saga over Olivier Barrot's departure as artistic adviser to the Cannes Intl. Film Festival took a fresh turn Tuesday with Barrot claiming that he was "brutally and unilaterally" sacked.
A federal judge in Los Angeles has thrown out a lawsuit filed by director Tony Kaye against New Line Cinema and the Directors Guild of America over their refusal to remove Kaye's name from "American…
The Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight, the independently run section traditionally focusing on edgier fare, unveils today a program of 24 features strong on geographical diversity.
Once again, Columbia Pictures' "The Ice Queen" cometh. Jeremy Iacone, who joined the ranks of A-list writers with "The Bone Collector," has been tapped by the studio to adapt the true story of Heidi…
A new set of film biz accounting rules skedded for approval next month will spark a wave of industrywide writeoffs totaling at least $4.4 billion, according to Schroder & Co.'s David Londoner, a…
MGM and Showtime Networks announced Monday a sweeping, $1.4 billion output deal that covers current and future MGM theatrical output, 1,200 library films and a commitment to co-produce three TV…
"Erin Brockovich" and "Stuart Little" continued their march overseas last weekend while "Scream 3" thrilled Gallic auds and "The Beach" drew only a moderate number of Leonardo DiCaprio admirers in…
Denzel Washington has committed to star in the everyman-themed drama "John Q" for New Line Cinema, with Nick Cassavetes attached to direct. Details of the deal have yet to be finalized and it remains…