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.
Brett Dicker, a 14-year vet of Disney's marketing department, has been promoted to executive vice president of marketing for Buena Vista Pictures Marketing.
When a movie studio breaks Academy Award campaign rules, it hardly faces a firing squad. The offending entity merely forfeits a few tickets to the Oscar ceremony. Such wrist-slaps were incurred late…
The U.K. exhibition industry is teetering on the edge of a financial precipice, according to a report by Dodona Research.
Netcasters AtomFilms and Shockwave are expected to officially pull the covers off of their newly formed AtomShockwave Corp. today, announcing a management structure, a plan to become profitable by…
Australian director Baz Luhrmann's 20th Century Fox-backed "Moulin Rouge" will open the 54th annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival in competition, organizers said Tuesday. The Nicole Kidman/Ewan McGregor…
Legendary French film monthly magazine Les Cahiers du Cinema is preparing celebrations to mark its 50th birthday in April.
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has acquired most worldwide rights from China Star Entertainment for "Black Mask 2: City of Masks," the latest action thriller from Hong Kong director Tsui Hark…
Two tales about life and crime in Mexico City dominated the honors at the 16th Showcase of Mexican Film in Guadalajara, which wrapped March 15.
Screenwriter Rob Perez has been hired to script the Americanized remake of the German language comedy "Alles Bob!" Scott Free Prods. and Intermedia are developing the pic.