The biggest fringe festival on the continent, known this year as "Bride of Frankenfringe," opens a 10-day run on Friday with 150 productions on 11 stages.
Katharine Towne has been cast in DreamWorks' “What Lies Beneath” as the daughter of Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer. Robert Zemeckis directs the supernatural murder mystery, skedded to begin…
American sports film company the Big Fights has lost an Australian court tussle in which it claimed copyright over films of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Disney has snatched up a pitch tentatively titled "Area 99" from scribe Neil Tolkin.
Competition is slimmer this year at the Montreal World Film Festival, with the selection dipping to 19 pics from 24 last year, and with North American and big Hollywood pics keeping a low profile in…
Touchstone Pictures has acquired Dennis Osborne's comedy, "Boomerang," for a low- against mid-six figure sum.
Opening with a record 55 prints Friday, George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" dominated the Finnish box office, reeling in a gross of 3,024,878 markka ($544,689) and tallied an…
DreamWorks has paid mid- against high-six figures for "Accidental Playboy," Leif Ueland's comic memoir about his flowering from a nerdy photographer to sexual dynamo.
In its first acquisition as the new specialized division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, United Artists Films is in advanced negotiations to buy all North American rights to the romantic comedy "Things You…
Screenwriter Christopher Fink marks his directorial debut with the independently financed romantic comedy "Moving August."