Concert industry titan SFX Entertainment has jumped into the urban music marketplace, acquiring 50% of A.H. Enterprises, a leading promoter of concerts in the genre. Run by Al Haymon, the L.A.-based…
Independent Pictures will handle international distribution on a $30 million drama about the tumultuous relationship between gangster Johnny Stompanato and actress Lana Turner, directed by Philip…
Indie filmmakers flooded the Variety Pavilion for funding tips, but many may have left with an even greater sense of frustration.
The Senate approved a bill Thursday that started off as an effort to reform the juvenile justice system and ended up becoming the focus of a national debate on whether the media or the gun industry…
With his film already breaking box office records in its first day of release, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" creator George Lucas can laugh in the face of critical detractors who have…
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to writer-director Thom Fitzgerald's "Beefcake," which screened in the Cannes market.
BBC Worldwide, BBC Films and Canada's Eclectic Media Inc. are partnering to produce "The Snow Queen," at $12 million the biggest BBC feature film to date.
Loews Cineplex Entertainment CEO Larry Ruisi defended Thursday the exhib's decision not to play "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" at its Manhattan theaters, declaring that Loews was…
Univision is getting into the movie business. The nation's dominant Spanish-lingo broadcaster unveiled plans to add original telefilms to its primetime lineup this fall in Wednesday's upfront sked…
Vince Vaughn has inked to play the lead in Gregory Mosher's "The Prime Gig" for Cary Woods' Independent Pictures.
About 85 employees at Hollywood post-production house Editel/L.A. will lose their jobs when the company closes its doors next month, according to IATSE officials.