U.S. fare notched 500 million ticket sales across Europe in 2000, while Euro films managed only 60 million outside their own territories, according to figures released Tuesday at the European Film…
Actor-director Nanni Moretti's "The Son's Room," an emotional drama about a family coming to terms with the death of a teenage son, has been chosen as Italy's submission in the foreign-language film…
Distribber Toho's animated hit "Spirited Away," which set a B.O. record in Japan Saturday, will be released by Disney in France, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan in December.
Stephen Sommers, the writer-director who dusted off the Universal library title "The Mummy" and turned the sarcophagus saga into one of the studio's most profitable franchises, has signed a…
The Pacific Film Archive has been tapped to receive the Intl. Documentary Assn.'s 2001 Preservation & Scholarship Award.
German Film Prods., a new film fund dedicated exclusively to German productions, has been launched on the German equity market.
Michael Douglas will team with his father Kirk in what will mark their first onscreen pairing. The duo will next star in "Smack in the Puss," a comedy that Fred Schepisi is negotiating to direct.
Orlando Jones ("Double Take") will soon be striking up the band in the Fox 2000 comedy "Drumline."
Landmark Theatres has acquired Mann's Regent theater in Los Angeles' lucrative Westwood section as part of a major push to aggressively grow the arthouse circuit.
The relaunch of "Battlestar Galactica" has been grounded, at least temporarily. The sci-fi series, being worked up for a comeback by "X-Men" director Bryan Singer through Studios USA for the Fox…
Radar Pictures has signed long-term output deals with German media conglomerate TMG/Concorde, Spain's Lauren Film and Scandinavia's Sandrew Metronome.