Mark A. Curcio, co-chief exec officer for Artisan Entertainment, has stepped down, making room for co-CEO Amir Malin to take complete control over the company and its future growth. Bill Block…
Fletch, the flip shamus of Gregory McDonald's comic mystery series, has found a new home at Miramax, and a new patron saint in Kevin Smith.
Tom Gilroy's "Spring Forward," starring Ned Beatty, Liev Schrieber, Ian Hart, Campbell Scott and Lili Taylor, nabbed the 2000 Writer/Director Award at the 5th annual Nantucket Film Festival, which…
In the calm before "The Perfect Storm," Sony took in $5 million on Wednesday from its summer tentpole "The Patriot." Bow for the Mel Gibson starrer is far from revolutionary, but $5 million has to be…
Mark A. Curcio, co-chief exec officer for Artisan Entertainment, has stepped down from his post following a power struggle with newly named sole CEO Amir Malin.
Producing partners George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh are set to produce "The Jacket," a Mandalay film that was scripted and will be directed by Marc Rocco and distributed domestically by Paramount.
Film and television editing equipment powerhouse Avid Technology Inc. has donated 60 of its latest Avid Xpress systems to the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. "The…
Next to European Cup soccer (Amsterdam is the host city to the semi finals on Saturday), digital cinema is the hot topic du jour at exhib confab Cinema Expo 2000. European cinema operators have…
Foreign companies seeking to crack China's market are well advised to produce movies that are tailor-made to local taste. "A lot of people think once China joins the WTO, everything is going to…
John Leguizamo has joined Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito in the Sam Weisman-directed MGM comedy "What's the Worst That Can Happen." Pic is based on Donald Westlake's caper novel. Leguizamo just…