Andrew Form and Matthew Resnik, via their Formatt Films banner, have inked an output deal with Avi Lerner's Millennium Films.
Neither snow nor New Year's hangovers could keep 20th Century Fox's "Cast Away" from floating to a champagne-poppin' four-day box office of $41.5 million.
Starz Encore has nabbed exclusive pay TV rights to Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" from Sony Pictures Classics. The film -- buzzed about as a possible Oscar contender -- will make its…
Unlike its holiday cousins November and December, the month of January isn't known for movie madness. Holdovers from the Christmas rush plus massive TV auds for the Super Bowl tend to keep grosses…
Studios and indies are putting a lot of time, energy and money into something they're not even sure they believe in: screeners. This year, the annual flurry of videocassettes mailed to Oscar voters…
It doesn't feel like your typical film fest when the first person you recognize at the de facto HQ -- in this case, the Cuban capital's famed Hotel Nacional -- is Al Lewis, sporting khaki shorts and…
The Directors Guild of America will mail out feature film nomination ballots today to its 12,000 members with a Jan. 19 deadline for return. Nominations for the five finalists will be announced Jan…
The critics have spoken, and what have they said? Late-year entries looking for critical acclaim and Oscar momentum largely have been disappointed.
Mark Ruffalo, fresh from scoring critical plaudits for "You Can Count On Me," has signed as one of the leads with Robert Redford in DreamWorks' "The Castle." The film, to be produced by Robert…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Less than a month after tying the knot with Universal, Canal Plus Group has shown the first sign that it may be preparing to forsake all others in Hollywood. The French daily Le Monde on Monday…
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