The closing-night gala scheduled to cap off the 54th Venice Intl. Film Festival Sept. 6 in historic Piazza San Marco may be under threat due to the 11th-hour withdrawal of private sponsors for the…
Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has picked up "Lake Placid" --- a comedy actioner by David E. Kelley --- after it was put into turnaround by Fox 2000.
Proving it's easier to attract plays with money, Universal Pictures has lured the film rights to the hot legit property "As Bees in Honey Drown" by Douglas Carter Beane, for Sandollar Prods.
Val Kilmer, who last starred in "The Saint" for Paramount Pictures, has the offer on two high-profile projects, "Killer Spy" for producer Art Linson at Fox 2000 and "Matrix" for producer Joel Silver…
New Line Cinema is in final talks with helmer James Foley to steer "The Corrupter" into its shoals. It's unclear whether it will be his next project, as "Blessed Child" at Paramount Pictures also has…
Cinar Films of Montreal announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement for a new five-year line of credit worth C$110 million ($80 million) from the Royal Bank of Canada and the Banking Branch…
Higher costs of film releases blew out Cineplex Odeon Corp.'s second-quarter loss 32% to $14.5 million, it said Thursday, on 8% higher revenue of $127.2 million.
Miramax Film's drama about corruption and cover-ups in the New York police force, "Cop Land," has replaced New Line's thriller "Dark Empire," directed by Alex Proyas, in the Midnight lineup of the…
Actor Billy Burke has landed a co-starring role in Touchstone's upcoming parody pic, "Jane Austen's Mafia."
The city of Puchon, South Korea, will hold its first Puchon Intl. Fantastic Film Festival from Aug. 29 through Sept. 5.
Caroline Andoscia, former prexy of Lynda Obst Prods., has joined the nascent Barry Josephson/Barry Sonnenfeld production team at Disney, the studio announced Wednesday.