Lions Gate Films has picked up North American distribution rights to Nicolas Cage's producing debut, the supernatural thriller "Shadow of the Vampire."
Miramax Films has acquired North American rights to the British rave pic "Human Traffic," written and directed by Justin Kerrigan.
A substantially rechoreographed "Save the Last Dance" is making its final moves: Paramount Pictures has greenlighted the pic for a November start, with a new director and additional writers in place…
Destination Films has tapped writing duo Dallas Jackson and Ken Rance to pen an as-yet-untitled action/comedy about two guys who take a Ferrari on a cross-country jaunt.
U.K. lottery franchise DNA Films has greenlit its first two movies, with Rachel Weisz and Susan Lynch to star in "Creatures" and Ian Hart toplining "Strictly Sinatra."
Taking a major step toward supporting DVD, Steven Spielberg has decided to release "Saving Private Ryan" on the digital video format in November, only two years after its bow. "Ryan" becomes the…
After failing to attract audiences to what it is calling "the best reviewed film of the year," Warner Bros. said Monday it hopes to make "The Iron Giant" a winner on video Nov. 23, backed by a…
USA Films has acquired worldwide rights to tyro writer-director Attica Locke's "59," to be produced and released by October Films. USA chairman Scott Greenstein and prexy Russell Schwartz made the…
Later this month, the American Film Marketing Assn. will conduct the first of what it expects will be annual conferences on production, financing and other industry matters.
As themselves: Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, Arnold Steinhardt, Mark O'Connor, Michael Tree, Charles Veal Jr., Karen Briggs, Sandra Park, Diane Monroe, Jonathan Feldman.
East beat West as the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival wrapped Saturday, with Asian features staging a clean sweep of top awards and Chinese director Zhang Yimou taking home his third major prize at…