In showbiz parlance, taking a bath is rarely a good thing. But helmer Adrian Lyne's visit to a bathroom supply shop in Avignon, France was excellent news for budding filmmaker Emmanuel Sadda, whose…
Markets & Festivals
With a tight economy and most states facing serious budget deficits, U.S. film commissions have been feeling the pinch of late. Now, with war against Iraq under way and states funneling more funds to…
Broadway is bracing for economic fallout from the war. Twelve years ago, the Persian Gulf War brought a 20% drop at the box office during the first week of the conflict. The second session saw an…
Amid a scaled-back Oscar weekend, plans have remained in place for Saturday's inaugural "The Night Before" party to benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
Paramount has tapped Mark Rosner ("The Rock") to script police drama "Red White Black and Blue."
Maverick Films has optioned feature rights to Hurricane Entertainment's graphic novel "Violent Messiahs: The Book of Job." It's developing the project with inhouse producers Kevin Cleary and Josh…
Roundabout plans to bring Deaf West's revival of the tuner "Big River" to Broadway. The unique production recently completed an extended run at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum.