"Soul Food" writer-director George Tillman and producer Bob Teitel have inked an two-year, first-look production pact with Fox 2000, the 20th Century Fox film division behind the duo's current…
Slovenia's major film event, the Ljubljana Intl. Film Festival, awarded its sponsor's prize to the Chinese film "East Palace, West Palace," directed by Zhang Yuan. The director, who is under house…
Some 70 hand-picked international journos turned up Nov. 17 at Planet Hollywood in Paris for the first glimpse of the new Spice Girls pic "Spiceworld: The Movie," which is set for a Dec. 26 release…
The California Supreme Court ruled Wednesday it would review a lower court's ruling on how far film-makers can go when basing fictional characters on real people without their permission.
Robert Kosberg, the "12 Monkeys" exec producer and renowned pitch artist, has found a new calling: the phone pitch.
Is it live, or is it Pixar? Looks like the wizards at Steve Jobs' and John Lasseter's toon shop are upping the ante with new achievements in depiction of hair, skin and clothing texture with their…
South Africa's parliament has approved the National Film and Video Foundation Bill, which paves the way for a statutory body responsible for the development, promotion and support of an indigenous…
As early snow storms buffeted the Northeast and Midwest Friday and Saturday, business at the box office cooled slightly from the previous week and dropped precipitously from a year ago.
In a move that could team him with Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella, actor Matt Damon --- who stars in the upcoming "John Grisham's The Rainmaker" and "Good Will Hunting" --- is in talks for…
Homegrown films --- all laffers --- ruled the roost in the U.K., Italy, Germany and France, while some U.S. majors took a brief breather before fall moves into high gear.