With Buena Vista Film Sales no longer financing Destination Films' "The Wedding Planner," Pacifica Entertainment has stepped in to bankroll the film -- estimated to have a $35 million budget -- while…
The brat pack has its newest millionaire: Ryan Phillippe has inked to star in the MGM thriller "Anti-Trust," at a pricetag of $1 million.
Veteran nonfiction helmer Nina Rosenblum ("Through the Wire," "Liberators") crafts an affectionate tribute to her father, the celebrated American photographer, in "Walter Rosenblum: In Search of Pitt…
In a rare Italian deal at Mifed, Medusa Films has picked up "Family Man," "Gun Shy" and "13 Days" from Buena Vista Film Sales.
John Schultz, director of Fox's current release "Drive Me Crazy," will next conduct "Mayhem" for Fox Searchlight Pictures. The black comedy-thriller could go before the cameras in Europe this spring.
Starting out with a punch -- and cider -- AFI's 13th annual L.A. Film Fest begins pouring itself out today with the U.S. preem of Miramax's "The Cider House Rules" at the Egyptian.
The Tom Hanks starrer "The Green Mile" drew a strongly positive response Wednesday from attendees at ShowEast.
Columbia TriStar Intl. is in advanced negotiations to acquire FilmFour's "Gangster No. 1" in multiple international territories, including Japan, Australia and Latin America.
Joan Bakewell has been appointed chair of the British Film Institute, succeeding vet helmer Alan Parker, who is heading the U.K.'s new Film Council.
Redbus Film Distribution, the U.K.'s newest indie, has stunned rival British distribs by picking up theatrical and video rights to Ben Elton's "Maybe Baby" for a reported $750,000 plus a P&A…
The Kirch-Mediaset alliance Eureka is holding talks with France's Canal Plus to coordinate their Pan-European film acquisitions.