The third annual City of Lights, City of Angels premieres tonight at the Directors Guild, with Bertrand Tavernier's "Ca Commence Aujourd'hui" ("It Starts Today"), a Berlin Festival selection.
Polygram Filmed Entertainment is changing its name to Universal Pictures Intl., the latest step in integrating PFE into U's operations.
William Kartozian will step down at the end of the year as president of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, a position he has held for the past 11 years.
Aussie actor Heath Ledger, currently onscreen in the teen comedy "10 Things I Hate About You," has been cast opposite Mel Gibson in Columbia's American Revolutionary War film, tentatively titled "The…
In an effort to avoid being crushed by the looming "Star Wars" prequel, distributors have inadvertently created the most jam-packed July in recent memory.
Moscow is on the Hudson. A deal has been inked with Good Machine Intl. to turn Mark Ames and Matt Taibbi's kiss-and-tell Moscow book "The Exile" into a pic. Action centers on the two Gen X-ers'…
Robert Loggia joins David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carol O’Conner and Jim Belushi in MGM’s romantic drama “Return to Me,” directed by Bonnie Hunt. Pic is about a widower (Duchovny) whose wife’s heart…
To outsiders it sounds incredibly arcane: the life of Juliette de Bairacli Levy, an herbalist who specializes in holistic veterinary medicine. But tightly told story will be a plus on the fest…
Reteaming with the studio behind her latest outing, "Ravenous," Antonia Bird has struck a deal with Fox 2000 to develop "Noel" as possibly the helmer's next directorial gig.
The devil doesn't get enough of his due in the would-be horror romp "Idle Hands," which will be most remembered as the 1999 movie that tried and failed to push Devon Sawa to the front of the…
Warner Bros.' 4-week-old sci-fi actioner "The Matrix" found itself back on top over the weekend, collecting an estimated $12.9 million, off just 21% from the previous frame.