Billy Bob Thornton and Wes Bentley have agreed to star in "Monsters Ball," with Mark Forester attached to direct. Project, penned by Milo Addica and Will Rokos, will be the frosh producing effort of…
Nowhere has the pressure to put movies together been felt more keenly than at Artists Production Group, the filmmaking arm of AMG.
Imax, the giant-screen projection company, said Monday that it will lay off 13% of its 1,000 employees to save money amid a current business downturn.
Lizzie Franke is stepping down as artistic director of the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival after this year's edition in August.
Director Ken Russell has described himself as so unbankable that he's resorted to shooting films in his own garage.
Nordic production and distrib Svensk Filmindustri has inked a three-pic deal with hot Scandi-focused director Colin Nutley and his Swedish company Sweetwater for films based on the bestselling crime…
Chris Bialek and Stefan Jonas' international distribution company 310 Entertainment has signed a first-look deal with tyro production shingle Everest Motion Pictures. Under the arrangement, 310 will…
Oscar recognition gilded the B.O. of several nominated pics that saw broader expansions. Sony Classics' "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" added 450 theaters for a total of 1,651 engagements after…
The London Film Critics' Circle refused to play into the hands of Oscar prognosticators, handing its top prize to "Being John Malkovich," along with kudos for director Spike Jonze and screenwriter…
Breaking a trend of several years, U.S. pics went away virtually empty handed at the 51st Berlin Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
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