In the past, much of the focus on digital cinema has been on the exhibition end, but with the Digital Cinema Initiative specifications in place, SMPTE standards yet to come and most theater chains in…
Watching Charles Swartz direct an Entertainment Technology Center board meeting was a lot like watching a pitcher pitch a perfect game. Every month, the technology royalty of Hollywood would gather…
On "Apocalypto," Mel Gibson found that using the Panavision Genesis gave him a unique look. He points to a scene where the film's hero is chased through the jungle by men carrying torches.
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Gael Garcia Bernal will be the ambassador of the Cannes Film Festival's Critics Week sidebar this year, organizers announced Thursday. Bernal will present "Deficit," his first feature film as a…
Swedish novelist Kerstin Ekman has penned her first original feature script. "Wolf" is being shot in the north of Sweden by helmer Daniel Alfredson.
James Earl Jones, Cedric the Entertainer and Joy Bryant have joined Martin Lawrence in U's "The Better Man." Bryant has the femme lead role as Lawrence's high-maintenance galpal, a former "Survivor"…
Lakeshore Entertainment has added Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper and Deborah Harry to the cast of its untitled feature adaptation of Philip Roth's novella "Dying Animal," which starts lensing next…
Producers Dino and Martha De Laurentiis have completed a rights deal that will allow them to reinvent "Barbarella," and the producers have set "Casino Royale" scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to…
Newly minted Overture Films has beefed up its production and acquisitions department, signing Lauren Kisilevsky to a VP slot and adding to its distrib arm by hiring Greg Forston as senior VP of…
Brendan Fraser has closed a rich deal to return in "The Mummy 3," but Rachel Weisz is not coming back. Rob Cohen will direct the pic, which is expected to begin production late in the summer.