Warner Bros.-based Jerry Weintraub Prods. has acquired the comedy spec "Day Trader" for what sources said is low against mid-six figures.
Could the Wall Street Journal scoop the Oscars? In a letter accompanying the 4,200 ballots mailed out Tuesday, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences president Robert Rehme urged members not to…
Sony brought applauding exhibs to their feet Wednesday at ShoWest with a product reel and presentation that ignited interest in two summer tentpoles: "The Patriot" and a mid-2001 Muhammad Ali biopic.
Eastman Kodak, the king of film, said Wednesday it's inked a deal with wireless giant Qualcomm, Inc. to create a fully-integrated system for digital cinema.
Japanese pubcaster NHK will make a documentary about the life and works of director Akira Kurosawa, which will be co-produced by the BBC and WNET, Jun Kawakami, director general of NHK told Daily…
A broad, unsubtle comedy that affectionately embraces the most basic ethnic stereotyping, "The Wogboy" has surprised local observers by scoring the biggest opening ever for an Australian film…
Penelope Ann Miller, last seen in the USA Network telefilm “The Mary Kay Letourneau Story: All American Girl,” will portray a mother who loses her child in a kidnapping, in Paramount’s “Along Came a…
David Arquette is set to star in the Warner Bros. comedy "See Spot Run," with shooting to begin in June. Arquette, recently seen in "Scream 3" and about to open in the WB grappling circuit comedy…
Chris Penn will reprise his role in New Line Cinema's "Rush Hour 2" opposite Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan. The actor has also signed on to star in the indie "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" with Stellan…
Paramount Classics will distribute "American Rhapsody," the feature writing and directing debut of Eva Gardos. Produced by Colleen Camp and Bonnie Timmermann, Gardos' screenplay was discovered when…
Panorama has acquired family film "Mr. Rice's Secret," starring David Bowie, from Horizon Entertainment for North American distribution.