United Artists Theatres, the big U.S. exhib that recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorg after a takeover by entertainment entrepreneur Philip Anschutz, posted a narrowed annual loss…
Last week's appellate court decision reversing an $80 million jury award to Francis Ford Coppola over his aborted 1995 "Pinocchio" project at Warners gave Hollywood studios plenty to cheer about -…
ABC rolled out the red carpet last week as its telecast of the Academy Awards -- despite slipping to some of the lowest marks ever -- lifted the net to easy ratings victories.
Aboriginal films are enjoying a renaissance in Oz, but indigenous filmmakers want more "blackfellas" behind the lenses.
Miramax Films has acquired feature rights to the Joshua Ravetch play "Off Sides," which Ravetch will adapt. Pic will be produced by the Film Colony, which has a first-look deal with Miramax. The two…
After basking in the glow of Oscar season, Stephen Gaghan is getting ready to join an even more select group. When shooting starts on Paramount's "Abandon" next month, he'll become one of the few…
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Embattled large-format film company Imax has tapped Hollywood veteran Greg Foster president, filmed entertainment.
French producer Charles Gassot has a love-hate relationship with Hollywood.
After months of internal strife, France's Centre National de la Cinematographie, which plows around 1.5 billion francs ($204 million) a year into the French film industry, is to get a new topper.
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