Miramax Films senior vice president of production Bobby Cohen is leaving the company to hang out his shingle, which will have a long-term production deal with the studio.
Shawn Hatosy (“In & Out”) will star opposite Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles in the Kris Isaacson-helmed romantic drama “Down to You” for Miramax Films. Hatosy will play a frat-guy party animal…
Anticipated as an evening of high drama, this pairing of the most antagonistic and self-absorbed characters in all of pop music ultimately crashed and burned.
The American Film Institute will be a winner on Oscar night. For the second year, American Express will finance scholarships on behalf of 20 Academy Award nominees to the AFI's Center for Advanced…
Pre-Oscar hype helped add $10 million to "Shakespeare in Love's" coffers overseas last weekend, while "Analyze This" had a jaunty foreign preem in Australia and "A Bug's Life" launched in Japan with…
Phoenix Pictures will retell the tale of "Urban Legend" with a deal to buy Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman's pitch for a sequel to the teen pic.
Filmfest D.C. has unveiled the slate for its 13th annual Intl. Film Festival, which caters to Washington's large diplomatic community with a heavy dose of foreign films that might not otherwise be…
Gramercy's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second weekend. The British caper pic rang up $97,185 on six screens on both coasts.
The Academy reminds its 5,557 members that their ballots are due at the PricewaterhouseCoopers offices by 5 p.m. this afternoon. In what will be his second appearance on an Oscar telecast, Val…
Globo Filmes, a division of media giant Globo, is hunting for U.S. distribution partners in its effort to become Brazil's principal production house.
New movies about unconventional Indian woman are facing flak not from censors but from axe-wielding politicos.