Universal has acquired feature newcomer Lee Stein's script "Culture Clash" for producers Larry Gordon and Dark Horse Entertainment.
The Imax large-format film style has picked up its starriest connection yet --- megahit producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy ("Jurassic Park," "Arachnophobia," "Who Framed Roger Rabbit").
Film producer Steve Norris has been appointed the new British film commissioner, succeeding Sydney Samuelson.
MGM's "The End of Violence" remained on top of the exclusives roster for the second week. The latest film from Wim Wenders negotiated $34,436 in five armistices on both coasts.
Network Event Theater, a company that installs and manages state-of-the-art movie theaters at colleges and universities across the country, unveils its newest venue tonight at New York University…
Carlton Communications is shutting down the international operations of its distrib arm, Carlton Film Distributors, and will likely also end its U.K. distribution by the end of the year.
Impressively mounted on the technical side and shot with considerable precision, "Photographing Fairies" doesn't linger long on the cortex after the lights go up. Director Nick Willing's confident…
Realism takes a holiday --- a long one --- in this loopy new romantic comedy pitting polar opposites. She's a dog-training, yoga-teaching free spirit. He's a button-down, anal-retentive Ivy League…
Australian-born director and Oscar-winning cinematographer Dean Semler has been tapped to helm Steven Seagal's actioner "The Patriot," which begins shooting today in Montana.
An engaging indie romantic comedy, "Once We Were Strangers" has the energy and charm to serve up good returns as a specialized pickup for a niche distrib. The producers should also be able to ring up…
"Wishmaster" is a washout in its painfully obvious attempt to launch a new horror franchise. Unconscionably sadistic, even by genre standards, and mind-numbingly formulaic, this bloody mess opened…