While Brit comedian Lee Evans is in negotiations to co-star with Jackie Chan in the supernatural thriller "Highbinders," the pic's helmer, Reginald Hudlin ("The Ladies Man"), may be dropping out.
Paramount Home Entertainment will finally release the studio's second biggest movie ever, "Forrest Gump," on DVD Aug. 28. This year is expected to represent Paramount's biggest push into mining its…
Dimension Films and RKO Pictures have teamed up to co-produce a remake of the 1941 Alfred Hitchcock thriller "Suspicion." RKO's chairman-CEO Ted Hartley and Wendy Finerman ("Forrest Gump") will serve…
An anti-discrimination group has warned that Disney's "Pearl Harbor" may spark violence against Japanese-Americans.
Paramount Classics has nabbed domestic distribution rights, as well as rights in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and Latin America, to the Cannes festival's closing-night film "Les Ames Fortes"…
"The Mummy Returns" has enjoyed another record-setting weekend. The UIP/Universal pic bowed in 21 territories and topped the charts in each to deliver a boffo $28.3 million weekend international cume.
Helmer Dan Ireland, whose Sundance pic "The Whole Wide World" introduced audiences to Vincent D'Onofrio and Renee Zellweger, will direct "Passionado," set in the same village that inspired Herman…
Artists Production Group and StudioCanal have jointly purchased "The Good Samaritan," an original pitch from writer Matthew Cirulnick. APG execs Steve Barnett and Dave Cohen brought the pitch to APG…
Cannes Film Fest Palme d'Or winner "The Son's Room" will have its North American premiere later this month at the American Cinematheque in Hollywood as the opening film of a complete retrospective of…
A group of unsecured creditors of Loews Cineplex is trying to elbow back to the table in a bankruptcy reorg of the giant exhib.
The Oz cinema industry's multiplexing trend has been confirmed by figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.