In his first major assignment at Universal since moving his shingle from the Mouse House last September, Barry Mendel ("The Sixth Sense") has committed to produce "The Prisoner," with Oscar-winning…
Sony Pictures Family Entertainment and producer Denise Di Novi are planning to remake the 1966 Ida Lupino pic "The Trouble With Angels" at Sony.
Visual effects company Cinesite has ramped up operations, tapping Daniel Rosen chief technology officer and Pat Repola VP of the company's digital imaging division.
Five years after winning the Golden Lion at Venice for his first film "Before the Rain," maverick helmer Milcho Manchevski is back behind the camera with his second movie "Dust."
Canuck comedy festival Just for Laughs is calling for submissions to its 18th annual showcase, set to unspool July 13-23 in Montreal.
Controversy is raging in France over the launch by UGC Cine Cite, the country's biggest exhibitor, of a cheap-rate pass giving customers unlimited entry to its cinemas.
Warner Bros.' trio of surprise hits "The Whole Nine Yards," "My Dog Skip" and "Romeo Must Die" propelled the studio to a victory in the March B.O. market share race.
Call it a sign of the times: The studio honchos were upstaged by the Internet geeks. At the daylong Big Picture Conference, "Internet" was the word of the day and piddly topics like budgets and…
Looking to kick box office in the asp, French producer Claude Berri is preparing "Asterix et Cleopatre" -- a follow-up to 1999's most successful film in France, "Asterix et Obelix contre Cesar,"…
This year's 10 Oscar-nominated live-action and animated shorts will unspool April 14 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills.
Jessica Alba ("Never Been Kissed") has been cast as the lead in Fine Line Features' "The Sleeping Dictionary" opposite newcomer Hugh Dancy, Oscar-nominated actress Brenda Blethyn and vet Bob Hoskins…