Financially strapped entertainment group Kinowelt has inked a landmark deal to sell 40 pics to German pubcaster ZDF, including major box office hits "The Matrix" and "Pokemon: The First Movie."
AMC Entertainment, the maverick movie circuit that brought home the megaplex concept from Europe, is trying to import another divisive idea from overseas -- the monthly movie pass.
Ted Turner is launching an independent film production outfit to produce features and documentaries. Based in Atlanta, Ted Turner Pictures will be led by CEO Robert Wussler.
Spike Lee has expressed interest in directing a film version of the popular Broadway musical "Rent."
Helmer Stanley Kubrick's violent cult film "A Clockwork Orange" finally will get its first screening on U.K. television.
The American Museum of the Moving Image will bolster the revival of interest in Mel Brooks with a retrospective, "Vulgar Genius: The Movies of Mel Brooks," running July 7-15.
It was an all-action weekend overseas as "Pearl Harbor" wowed Mexico, "The Mummy Returns" blazed a trail through the Far East and "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" had a lusty launch in Singapore…
Henry Bromell, who made his feature debut as the writer-director of the "Panic," which premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival, has been tapped to helm "The Baker's Son" for Alcon Entertainment…
Latina thesp Tia Texada will join Eriq La Salle, Michael Beach, Ronny Cox and Steven Weber in La Salle's directorial debut "Crazy as Hell," and she has inked with manager Matt Luber at Career…
Warner Bros. has coughed up low- against mid-six figures for Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman's script "The Inferno" on behalf of Silver Pictures.
A rigorous account of the final days in the life of Giovanni De Medici, who embraced his role as a soldier with an almost religious devotion and fervor, "The Profession of Arms" is veteran Italian…