Still smarting from recent studio pics depicting its human rights transgressions in Tibet, the Chinese government remains resistant to increasing the number of U.S. films to be shown within its…
Producer Ed Pressman's long-cherished screen adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' controversial novel "American Psycho" has finally found a financial backer: Lions Gate Films.
Chad Christ, who appeared in Sony Pictures' "Gattaca," has been cast as the lead in the indie drama "Ricky Six," which begins shooting in July in Canada.
Jeffrey Tambor, Barry Watson, Michael McKean, Lesley Ann Warren, Molly Ringwald and Vivica A. Fox have joined the cast of Dimension Films' schoolhouse thriller "Killing Mrs. Tingle."
It was "U.S. Marshals," "Scream 2" and "Mercury Rising" to the rescue of an otherwise listless overseas B.O. last weekend.
Fox Searchlight's "Two Girls and a Guy" took possession of the top slot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend, after Miramax's "Sliding Doors" went wider.
Moscow's third Filmmakers Union Congress came to an uneasy, premature end April 29 -- and the main issues under discussion weren't creative ones, but problems of property ownership rights.
Hsu Feng, the award-winning producer of "Farewell My Concubine," is planning two features for China, including the film version of the best-selling book "Life and Death in Shanghai," by Nien Cheng.
Criticism of a controversial Japanese movie about convicted war criminal Gen. Hideki Tojo escalated Monday with North Korea calling the pic a "shameless" attempt to embellish Japanese militarism.
Lynwood Spinks has named Melinda Farrell and Steven Roffer co-presidents of HyperFilms, his Universal-based shingle. The former Carolco chief operating officer hopes the execs will help him send…
The Chinese government is demanding that a D.C. film festival cancel the planned unspooling of a feature about human rights issues in Tibet.