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…
Good-to-grand debuts by "Enemy of the State" in eight markets and a full-throated foreign preem in the U.K. by the Oscar-fancied "Little Voice" put some steel into a generally flaccid frame last…
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…
Twentieth Century Fox's "The Thin Red Line" kept the enemy at bay in its third week on top of the exclusives roster. Terrence Malick's World War II epic conquered $181,663 in eight sorties on both…
Seeking to narrow the issues for trial, both Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Sony Pictures Entertainment filed motions for summary judgment Monday in their lawsuit over the right to make James Bond films.
He's very much the old-timer now. He's got a gut. His cheeks are puffy. But make no mistake, Charles Bronson is still Charles Bronson. That squinty-eyed glint that leaves strong men quaking is still…
Reiterating its focus on independent filmmakers, the upcoming Hollywood Film Festival set for Aug. 5-10 will introduce a market for movies that are still works-in-progress.
The board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has voted an Honorary Oscar to director and two-time former winner Elia Kazan.
A strong lineup of big-name directors, including Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Claude Chabrol, Bertrand Tavernier and David Cronenberg, are tipped for competition spots in the 49th Berlin Film…