Kevin Kline is set to play composer and songwriter Cole Porter in "De-Lovely," a biopic to be directed by Irwin Winkler. United Artists is financing and holds worldwide rights to the film, which…
Markets & Festivals
Jersey Films will disband when its deal with Universal Pictures expires at the end of 2003. Partners Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher will no longer work with each other on an exclusive…
Veteran producer Lynda Obst has formed an alliance with producer Michael Besman ("About Schmidt") at her Paramount-based shingle and reupped her deal with the studio.
Vivendi Universal is mulling a renewed offer for its American entertainment assets from billionaire oilman Marvin Davis, a Paris source told Daily Variety on Sunday, although CEO Jean-Rene Fourtou…
A student-made feature is fulfulling a school mandate to breathe life into the South African film industry -- and winning fest invitations as well.
Crime paid off big time over the weekend as conman caper "Catch Me if You Can" ran away from the competition in the U.K., Germany, Austria and Italy, and in its soph session in Spain.
It's official: The showbiz gossip mill has generated deal rumors for all five major label groups. But what the execs inside those groups are now wondering is, who's buying?
Magnet Communications has named PR/marketing vet Lou Casale as senior VP and general manager of its Los Angeles office.