Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium Films is developing an updated version of 1964 Jerry Lewis comedy "The Patsy." Michael Kalesniko ("Bubble Boy") will pen the script.
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Citing a need to regroup in the face of changing business conditions, Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival artistic director Renee Missel announced that the fest will slim down next year. The 17th…
The Hollywood Film Festival will fete Baz Luhrmann's "Moulin Rouge" and its stars, Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, with top honors at the Hollywood Movie Awards gala ceremony on Aug. 6.
Swinging into Japan, Hong Kong and Thailand over the weekend, "Planet of the Apes" didn't quite ape its domestic trajectory but delivered pretty muscular numbers nonetheless.
Kate Hudson is in negotiations to star in Intermedia Films' "The Girl With the Pearl Earrings," which director Mike Newell is in negotiations to direct.
L.A.-based production outfit Halcyon Entertainment has paid high-five against mid-six figures to option the rights to Buddy Sheffield and Erin Ehrlich's script "The Seat Filler."
Killer bows by "Jurassic Park III" together with breakout indigenous entries in Japan and Germany and monster ongoing business for "Shrek" sent the overseas B.O. flying faster than pteranodons last…
The Independent Feature Project has announced its slate of 35 works for the seventh annual No Borders co-production market, which will take place at the Tribeca Grand Hotel during the IFP Market…
Two years after Lot 47 Films' genesis as a Gotham distrib focusing on specialty fare like Tim Roth's "The War Zone," the company is hoping to establish a foothold in film, video and commercial…
Gov. Gray Davis has agreed to continue the state's anti-runaway production incentive program for another year after the state Legislature cut its 2001-02 funding to $10 million from $15 million.
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