Cinema has increased its lead over the last five years as Australians' cultural venue of choice, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics report, which reveals 10 million people -- or 67% of…
Winning an Academy Award not only translates into the highest honor in motion pictures, but its attendant fame fans out far beyond Hollywood, and the legacy it fuels no less than eternal.
Record-busting debuts by "The World Is Not Enough" in Europe, "The Blair Witch Project's" wow bow in Australia, hot holdover biz by "Tarzan" and good-to-great preems by "End of Days" powered a…
Eric Gitter and his Chickie the Cop Prods. have preemptively optioned the black-comedy spec script "Wildlife, Inc." from writer Erik Moe.
Some thought Disney might have used a toy abacus to tote up the weekend gross on "Toy Story 2." But while the Mouse House may have fudged a bit -- as most studios usually do -- it still was correct…
A committee of the Screen Actors Guild has agreed to fast-track a set of "partnership proposals" governing relations with talent agents that was put to it by a group of agents and the Assn. of Talent…
Fox has tapped commercial helmer John Moore to make his feature directorial debut with "Behind Enemy Lines." Pic will begin production in April.
This year's edition of the Camerimage Intl. Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography offered one of its most prestigious lineups of lensers and directors. Held every December, it has become the…
Helen Hunt has ended her attempt to juggle two movies at once and will star opposite Kevin Spacey and Haley Joel Osment in "Pay It Forward" this February for Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment.
Dates have been set for the next two editions of the Venice Intl. Film Festival. The 57th edition of Italy's premier film event will take place Aug. 30-Sept. 9 on the Lido di Venezia, while the 58th…
Laura Ziskin has inked a three-year, non-exclusive production deal with Columbia Pictures.