Bill Murray is set to star in Touchstone's $9 million comedy "Rushmore." Pic is scripted by the "Bottle Rocket" team of Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson and will be helmed by Anderson. Barry Mendel will…
October Films marketing executive Stacy Spikes is leaving the specialized film company at the end of the month when his contract expires, sources said Wednesday.
Mandalay's about-to-bow teen-horror pic "I Know What You Did Last Summer" seems to be scaring execs at Miramax even before its opening this weekend.
Warner Bros. has acquired the feature film rights to British writer Michael Marshall Smith's novel "One of Us," a sci-fi crime thriller, for producer Denise Di Novi.
A new British theatrical distribution venture has been launched as a partnership between two recently formed companies, Downtown Pictures and the Film Development Corp.
AMC Entertainment Intl. Inc. said Wednesday it will build a second multiplex in Japan, which will be the largest theater complex in the country.
Wittier and more deftly constructed than "Love Jones," though not as technically polished, the screwball comedy "Hav Plenty" chronicles the fables and foibles of a set of educated and sophisticated…
Beijing Film Studio has signed a cooperation deal worth 20 million yuan ($2.5 million) with the Nande Group to produce three feature films and 60 episodes of TV programming.
Javier Bardem has been cast to play the lead in "The Dancer Upstairs," John Malkovich's directorial debut, which starts shooting in December.
Pittard Sullivan CEO Billy Pittard will deliver the keynote address for the weeklong Digital Video Conference at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Burbank Hilton Convention Center. Info: (213) 962-8203. * *…
The first Hollywood Film Festival debuted Tuesday and the initial verdict on the fledgling showcase was that it's getting by (so far) on "beginner's luck."