Discussions about re-rigging the movie industry's ratings system seem to be intensifying, with a strong push to refine the popular R rating category, according to several industry sources.
Director Baz Luhrmann delivered a harried two-minute speech Tuesday night in front of 1,200 people on the past, present and future of Australian filmmaking. Luhrmann was speaking at the second…
Fledgling theatrical distributor SPI hit the top box office spot in Poland for the second time in a month.
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival has not only received a new name, but a new face as well. Since the fest, now dubbed the Los Angeles Film Festival, changed hands in August landing in the…
Scribes Michael Colleary and Michael Werb ("Face/Off") will receive upwards of seven figures to pen an untitled drama for John Woo to direct and former Fox topper Bill Mechanic to produce. The deal…
Richard Klubeck, formerly executive VP at Mel Gibson's Icon Prods., on Wednesday was named chief operating officer of Jersey Films.
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“Rugrats in Paris: The Movie” is produced by Arlene Klasky, executive produced by Eryk Casemiro, edited by John Bryant and cast by Barbara Wright. Information was incorrect in Monday’s paper. * * *…
Brad Epstein, production prexy of Tribeca Prods. since 1997, has ankled the company.
David Fincher and Art Linson are developing New Line's "Seared," a loose adaptation of chef Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential," penned by Jesse Wigutow. Pic may shoot next year after Fincher…
Cash-starved European filmmakers will soon be able to turn to a venture capital fund being set up by the European Investment Bank, European Culture Commissioner Viviane Reding announced Tuesday. The…