The world premiere of Richard Lowenstein's grunge drama "He Died With a Falafel in His Hand," starring Noah Taylor ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") takes place today during the Fifth Isola del Cinema…
French comedy "Ma Femme s'appelle Maurice" is headed to Germany's Studio Babelsberg for a 33-day shoot.
Cinema chain UGC's all-you-can-see monthly cinema pass has gone up 10FF ($1.30) to 108FF ($14) but that's still cheaper than Gaumont's $15.
Top Russian helmer Nikita Mikhalkov is planning a sequel to his 1994 epic "Burnt by the Sun," which won the Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1995.
Small-screen helmer Linda Mendoza ("The Chris Rock Show") will make her bigscreen directorial debut with Fox 2000's upcoming laffer "Papi Chulo," taking home a low-six-figure paycheck.
Kevin Spacey is in final negotiations to star in "The Life of David Gale," the Charles Randolph-scripted drama that Alan Parker will direct for Intermedia and Universal.
Richard Feldman has ankled his post as prexy of NBC-based SNL Studios to come on board as president of Gavin Polone's newly formed Pariah Prods.
French director Jean-Marie Poire has rebounded from Gaumont's costliest flop, "Just Visiting," with two projects -- one of which will be financed by the French major.
Any doubts about how the Japanese would react to its potentially sensitive subject were dispelled over the weekend as "Pearl Harbor" saw a socko debut, smashing Buena Vista Intl.'s territory opening…
The world premiere of the Polish pic "Quo Vadis" will take place Aug. 30 at, of all places, the Vatican, in the 7,000-seat Paul VI Hall traditionally utilized by the Pope for his Wednesday audiences.
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