New Line-based ChickFlicks, launched last year by Sara Risher to develop films appealing to women, has formed an alliance with veteran executive Leslie Tobin Bacon and her U.K.-based Bacon & Eggs…
Germany renewed an existing film accord with Spain and made headway on a French-German linkup over the weekend in an attempt to simplify cross-European filmmaking and form a united European front.
Following the meltdown of CIC, Paramount's international homevideo joint venture with Universal, Paramount Home Entertainment will launch its first batch of video titles in Italy this month on the…
Spike Lee has inked to helm docudrama "Kings of Comedy" for Paramount-based MTV Films. Based on the popular African-American comedy tour of the same name created by Walter Latham, pic will feature…
Screenwriters David Capper and newcomer Kevin Lipski have landed a monster deal at Sony-based Original Films.
New Yorker Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to Lodge Kerrigan's "Claire Dolan," starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Katrin Cartlidge ("Breaking the Waves") and Colm Meaney ("The Snapper").
Appropriately enough for a movie whose protagonist is obsessed with portents, premonitions and other preternatural matters, "Signs & Wonders" is sufficiently disastrous to reinforce belief in a…
It's both a dream come true and a potential nightmare for Sony Pictures Classics. The indie shingle is the only U.S.-based company nommed for best foreign pic, and this year it's garnered the most…
Oscar voters were in an all-American mood. With "American Beauty" leading the nominations for the 72nd annual Academy Awards, voters tapped five U.S.-lensed films for best picture -- a big turnaround…
"American Beauty" scribe Alan Ball has been named ShoWest 2000's screenwriter of the year.