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.
Christian Bale ("American Psycho") will co-star in Working Title's "Captain Corelli's Mandolin." Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz have been cast to play the leads in the epic romance, based on Louis de…
John Hamburg has inked a seven-figure deal to write and direct an untitled comedy for Universal Pictures. If Hamburg's directing gig comes through, it could bring the final sum to $2 million.
In the wake of "Blair Witch" marketing maven John Hegemann's departure, Artisan is naming Leanne Gayner as senior veep of marketing for Artisan Pictures. A former publicist for Orion and MGM/United…
German film powerhouse Kinowelt Medien unveiled last week firmer plans to expand its television, cineplex operation, Internet and sports rights marketing businesses and announced an acquisition in…
Michelle Williams and Anne Heche have joined the cast of "Prozac Nation," the pic based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's bestselling novel. Thesps join Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers…
The Farrelly brothers' 20th Century Fox-based Conundrum Entertainment has picked up the comedy pitch "Checkered Past" from rookie writing team David Connaughton and John Trozak.
A faithful adaptation of Tom McNeal's 1992 short story, "What Happened to Tully" is a solid and sensible first feature from co-writer/director Hilary Birmingham. Anchored by fine performances…