Destination, in a preemptive bid, has snatched up North American rights to first-time filmmaker Peter M. Cohen's completed pic "Whipped."
Bel Air Entertainment and Warner Bros. have pacted with director Nora Ephron to take a "Vacation From Marriage." The romantic comedy will be written by Leslie Dixon. Pic will be co-financed by Bel…
Odeon Film, a subsidiary of Bavaria Film, has created a feature pic co-production pact with Paramount Pictures, entering an existing deal between Bavaria and Paramount.
"Life" grows ever more beautiful for Miramax Films, which has concluded a deal to make the Italian-lingo pic its debut release in China.
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" set a new weekly box office record in Japan by taking in 2.55 billion yen ($21.6 million) in the week since its July 10 release, as about 1.6 million…
Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- self-billed as the nation's largest showcase of black films -- unveiled its lineup for its third annual event, which runs Aug. 4-8.
TOKYO -- Japanese movie distributor Gaga Communications will roll out a record 31 films in the local market next year, including the Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner "End of Days."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences joins the Alfred Hitchcock centennial celebration Aug. 13, which would have been the master's 100th birthday.
The American Cinematheque will host the Los Angeles preems of two indie features, "Sleep" and "The Basement and the Kitchen," during August's alternative film program at the Egyptian's Lloyd E…
In its first official Hollywood handshake, the Smithsonian Institution will serve as historical consultant on next summer's Columbia Pictures release "The Patriot," starring Mel Gibson and directed…
Unable to work out a shooting schedule, Nicolas Cage has stepped out of the Working Title/Universal pic "Captain Corelli's Mandolin."