The German box office hit a record high of 1.566 billion marks ($932 million) in 1998, an increase of 158 million marks ($94 million) over the previous year's record take, AC Nielsen-EDI reported…
It seemed that everyone who came to the podium at the 64th annual New York Film Critics Circle Awards Sunday at Windows on the World had a confession to make.
Six German feature films and documentaries will have their world premieres in the Forum section of the 47th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 10-21).
Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. has optioned Robert Humphrey Jyde's 1998 Nicholl Fellowship winning script "Jelly Babies," for a low- against mid-six figures.
In what is believed to be the largest such policy ever written for an independently financed film, International Film Guarantors has inked a completion bond for Beacon Pictures' $100 million Arnold…
Flashpoint, the Anglo-American film financier headed by partners Beau Rogers and David Forrest, has committed $87 million to 22 new indie productions.
Unable to come to an agreement on the budget and the film's creative direction, Disney and director Gore Verbinski ("Mousehunt") have parted ways on the sci-fi thriller "Mission to Mars."
In an unusual move, Lakeshore Entertainment is negotiating to buy back domestic rights to its completed thriller "Arlington Road" from Polygram Films, apparently in hopes of selling it to a different…
Jodie Foster will be the ringmaster on the circus-set drama "Flora Plum" for October Films. Foster will direct the pic, and she and Barry Mendel will produce it through Foster's Paramount-based Egg…
Five tries, and they still haven't done it right. The saga of the L.A. Opera's quest for a satisfactory "Madama Butterfly" matches the tragedy of Puccini's mellifluous weeper itself. Sunday night's…