Spartan epic "300" posted socko B.O. numbers across Europe but local pics, including France's "Ensemble, c'est tout," Britain's "Mr Bean's Holiday" and surprise package "Il 7 e l'8" from Italy, put…
South Korea's usually strong market for local pics is having one of its worst months in recent memory, with homemade productions taking a pounding from "300."
Helen Mirren will receive the 2007 Distinction in Theater Award from the Geffen Playhouse. John Lithgow will present Mirren with the award at the fifth annual Backstage at the Geffen Gala, where…
Charlie Matthau has signed on to direct "Mikey & Dolores," a love story about a down-on-his-luck talent manager who falls in love with his client, a jazz singer.
Walt Disney Pictures has made a preemptive purchase of an untitled pitch from Bill Marsilii, who will pen the script. Live Planet's Sean Bailey will produce.
Hong Kong conglom Media Asia has set up a remake of "Exiled" with Samuel Hadida ("Silent Hill," "Domino") aboard to produce. Media Asia is the entity responsible for "Infernal Affairs" and its "The…
Dougray Scott will star alongside Timothy Olyphant in Luc Besson-produced actioner "The Hitman" for 20th Century Fox. Olga Kurylenko ("Paris je t'aime"), Robert Knepper ("Prison Break"), Ulrich…
As they prep Travis Beacham's script "A Killing on Carnival Row" with director Neil Jordan, producers Arnold and Anne Kopelson have bought a new project by the scribe.
A U.S. District Court judge is expected to decide by mid-week whether to grant a temporary injunction that would halt the New York-based National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences from handing out…
The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced Jan. 3-14 as the dates for its 19th annual event. Fest also announced that Helen du Toit will return as co-director of programming.
Darren Aronofsky is in talks to direct Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon in boxing drama "The Fighter" for Paramount Pictures. Pic would mark Aronofsky's second studio project. Sci-fi romancer "The…