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While buffoonish comics and curvaceous babes once ruled at the Italian box office, more and more lowbrow comedies are taking a dive as local audiences thumb their noses at vacuous mainstream fare and…
Struggling new exhibitor Reading has compounded Village Roadshow's woes by launching legal action against the entertainment conglom in federal court.
Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium shingle is in early negotiations with scribe Ehren Kruger ("Scream 3") and producers Mark Wolper and Roy Lee to develop "Time Is Money," based on the short story by Lee…
For your consideration, a word from the campaign trail: The 2001 Oscar race may be the most unorthodox ever. Since the best-picture winner averages a B.O. boost of $28.8 million, the seven-figure…
London-based international sales firm the Film Co. will sell all rights and territories to director Ken Russell's film "The Fall of the Louse of Usher."
Production shingle Newman-Tooley has acquired F. Paul Benz and Steve Tomlin's script "Blind Horizon" in a deal worth six figures. Story focuses on a man found near death in the desert who once…
To research her role as England's most famous overworked, undersexed fictional thirtysomething, Renee Zellweger worked undercover for two weeks at Picador -- the British publishing house that…
Producer Ashok Amritraj will receive the Pride of India award for lifetime achievement on April 28 at the Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Warner Bros. Pictures will pay Andrew Marlowe ("Air Force One") an upfront fee of $750,000 to pen an untitled project for John Woo to direct and Harrison Ford to topline. Marlowe pitched the story to…
World War II saga "Enemy at the Gates" hit the foreign trenches this weekend, posting reasonably good results in the U.K. and France -- but it corpsed in Germany (where it was lensed) and Austria.
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