The U.K.'s Film Council has awarded £1.26 million ($1.77 million) in development slate funding to six production companies.
Weekend Box Office Preview SUMMER SIESTA FOR ART FARE Summer arthouse grosses to date are roughly on pace with last summer, but the season has been slipping since ’98. One new limited entry…
Sony label Screen Gems has picked up all U.S. distribution rights to Alliance Atlantis' "The 51st State," which stars Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle. A 2002 release is planned.
Twentieth Century Fox is in final negotiations to handle domestic distribution of Joel and Ethan Coen's next feature, an adaptation of the 1993 James Dickey novel "To the White Sea," which will star…
Universal-based Working Title Films has paid mid six figures to option the feature rights to Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood's novel "Alias Grace."
Blighty's Robert Carlyle is heading Down Under to star as a lawyer in Craig Lahiff's "Black and White," a fact-based story about a man framed by the police.
James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment has tapped Greg Frankovich VP of production and development.
Making good on his promise, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) will hold a July 25 hearing on whether Hollywood needs to make major changes to ratings systems used by various sectors of the…
With an eye toward focusing on its core animation business, Film Roman is bowing out of live-action feature development.
Paramount has opted out of AMC Entertainment's controversial two-market experiment with monthly theater passes over unspecified concerns.
Bigas Luna's "Sound of the Sea" is a relatively muted triangular tragedy -- and homage to Mediterranean sensuality -- that lies somewhere between his recent pics, the dramatically powerful "The…