Ben Affleck has inked to pen and star in "Balling the Jack" for New Line Cinema, the studio announced Tuesday.
Fortified by a production budget that has more than tripled during the past year, Italy's leading commercial-TV player, Mediaset, is aggressively going after a slice of the action for…
Producer Andy Vajna, through his post-Cinergi Pictures production shingle AGV Prods., has placed a floor bid of $7.5 million for the film and TV sequel/prequel rights to "The Terminator" and…
Onscreen advertising has been introduced to the handful of Hollywood pictures distributed in China on a revenue-sharing basis.
Hollywood Pictures has resuscitated the moribund spec market with the $2.25 million purchase of M. Night Shyamalan's "Sixth Sense," which carries an automatic greenlight for the scribe to direct…
British exhib ABC Cinemas, the second biggest in the country, is planning to sell 20 of its city center sites, a move forced by competition from new multiplexes.
In a significant ruling that could make obsolete the industry practice of obtaining clearances for the use of names and likenesses in films and TV shows, the California Court of Appeal has upheld a…
Director John Landis will be the fourth recipient of the annual Premio Federico Fellini, to be awarded during the 10th Riminicinema Intl. Independent Film Festival, which runs Sept. 24-28 in the…
Leonardo DiCaprio has agreed to play Theodore Hall, the most influential yet least known man of the 20th century. DiCaprio is attached to star in the screen version of "Bombshell: The Secret Story of…
After Fox Searchlight's indie sensation "The Full Monty" went wide, MGM's "The End of Violence" made peace with the No. 1 position on the exclusives roster.
Organizers of the Slamdance Film Festival have announced the call for entries for next year's fest. Entries must be submitted between Oct. 15 and Nov. 12.