Swedish regional film center Filmpool Nord is building a soundstage for Christoffer Panov and Cristjan Eklof's "The Dog Trick," a $1.3 million Omega Film romantic comedy that starts filming next…
Sam Neill has signed to play an organized crime boss alongside Toni Collette, John Goodman and Bryan Brown in 1960s-set gangster pic "Dirty Deeds."
Gerald Dibbayawan, former Asia general manager for Village Roadshow, has taken the helm of Thai sales startup GMT Entertainment.
Following their recent collaboration on "Gangs of New York," Leonardo DiCaprio has signed a three-year, first-look production deal with "Gangs" co-financier Initial Entertainment Group.
"Rush Hour 2" surprisingly came off second-best in a scrap with "Cats & Dogs" in the U.K. over the weekend while "Jurassic Park III" saw potent preems in Japan, Germany and Holland and "Planet of the…
Universal Pictures has sold two of its summer hits, "The Mummy Returns" and "The Fast and the Furious," to ABC and the USA network in a shared window.
Scorching weather rather than hot competition clipped the wings of the flying dinosaurs and the B.O. in general in Europe last week, while Tim Burton's primates were let loose in three Asian markets…
Disney has made a mid- against high-six figure deal for "Indiana Jackson," a pitch for an action adventure film to be written by Tyger Williams ("Menace II Society") as a starring vehicle for former…
Djimon Hounsou ("Gladiator") has been tapped to star in Fox Searchlight's pic "East of Harlem" from helmer Jim Sheridan ("In the Name of the Father").
The U.S. box office may prove relatively sturdy in the face of a sluggish economy, yet admissions and ticket sales are likely to grow much more slowly in the next five years than they did in the…
Henning Raedlein has rejoined digital post-production outfit Das Werk as head of visual effects production.