In its first official Hollywood handshake, the Smithsonian Institution will serve as historical consultant on next summer's Columbia Pictures release "The Patriot," starring Mel Gibson and directed…
Bel Air Entertainment and Warner Bros. have pacted with director Nora Ephron to take a "Vacation From Marriage." The romantic comedy will be written by Leslie Dixon. Pic will be co-financed by Bel…
TOKYO -- Japanese movie distributor Gaga Communications will roll out a record 31 films in the local market next year, including the Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner "End of Days."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences joins the Alfred Hitchcock centennial celebration Aug. 13, which would have been the master's 100th birthday.
Unable to work out a shooting schedule, Nicolas Cage has stepped out of the Working Title/Universal pic "Captain Corelli's Mandolin."
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" set a new weekly box office record in Japan by taking in 2.55 billion yen ($21.6 million) in the week since its July 10 release, as about 1.6 million…
Odeon Film, a subsidiary of Bavaria Film, has created a feature pic co-production pact with Paramount Pictures, entering an existing deal between Bavaria and Paramount.
The American Cinematheque will host the Los Angeles preems of two indie features, "Sleep" and "The Basement and the Kitchen," during August's alternative film program at the Egyptian's Lloyd E…
Under its exclusive distribution agreement with United Intl. Pictures, San Marino-based Tricor Entertainment has acquired Vietnamese rights to "Saving Private Ryan," "Shakespeare in Love" and "Star…
Sony Pictures Classics is moving into the Woody Allen business with the purchase of North American rights to the director's latest pic, "Sweet and Lowdown."