Jason Statham will reprise his role as mercenary driver/delivery man Frank in "Transporter 3," the next installment in EuropaCorp's shoot-'em-up franchise.
Alan Ball will receive the Groundbreaking Filmmaker of 2008 award at the ShoWest exhibitor confab, which runs March 10-13 in Las Vegas. He'll be feted during the opening luncheon celebrating…
Ben Chapman, the actor who played the title character in "Creature from the Black Lagoon," died Feb. 21 of congestive heart failure in Honolulu. He was 79.
David Watkin, cinematographer of films including "Chariots of Fire" and "Out of Africa," died of cancer Feb. 19 in Brighton, England. He was 82.
Constantin Film picked up German rights to "Red Cliff," "Bangkok Dangerous" and "The Box" during the Berlin Film Festival, which closed Feb. 17.