New Line Cinema has closed a two-pic writing deal with scribes Christian Gudegast and Paul Scheuring ("Mexicali"). Pact is for a sequel to "Diablo" as well as for a second pic, yet to be decided.
David Cronenberg ("Crash") is in advanced negotiations to direct "Basic Instinct 2," the sequel to the Paul Verhoeven blockbuster to be financed by C-2 Pictures and Intermedia.
In a surprise decision that left the two widely favored front-runners out in the cold, director Marco Tullio Giordana's mafia drama "The Hundred Steps" has been chosen as Italy's Oscar submission in…
The New York Comedy Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the premiere of "The Independent," starring Janeane Garofalo and Jerry Stiller. The fest will continue through Saturday with comedy acts, a…
Hoping to position itself ahead of the pack when online movie distribution finds mass audiences, CinemaNow today bows a secure, pay-per-view service with Microsoft's Windows Media and streaming…
The troubled North American exhibition industry continued to dog the fortunes of Imax Corp., as the beleaguered large-format film company reported an expected third-quarter loss.
The Walt Disney Co. has nabbed the comedy "Minute Men" from rising-star scribes David Diamond and David Weissman, slapping down a high-six against low-seven figures.
Business affairs vet Vicki Cherkas has ankled Miramax for GreeneStreet Films, where she'll assume a new post as head of business affairs, new ventures and business development.
Pixar Animation Studios has kicked off production on "Finding Nemo," its fifth computer-animated co-production with Walt Disney Pictures.
Mark Canton's the Canton Co. and German entertainment/exhibition company Senator have made a preemptive mid- against high-six-figure purchase of "Troy," a spec by Michael Tabb that uses the Trojan…
Debuting U.S. director David Gordon Green's ensemble drama "George Washington" and U.K.-based Egyptian Khaled El Hagar's bittersweet comedy "Room to Rent," starring Juliette Lewis and Said Taghmaoui…
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