IMA Films, the Paris-based production company headed by George Benayoun, is prepping the $7 million snowboard thriller "Nunatak," from debut director Olias Barco.
Universal Studios parent Seagram said Thursday that it intends to raise at least $2.5 billion in new equity to reduce the company's debt load, while a prominent member of Seagram's controlling family…
Classically trained actor Ian McKellen is set to don supervillain garb to star as Magneto in 20th Century Fox's "X-Men." Pic, to be directed by Bryan Singer, is based on the Marvel Comics series.
"Epic Proportions," a comedy by David Crane and Larry Coen, is headed to Broadway or a large commercial Off Broadway house this fall.
Miramax Films has won its arbitration case against Korean conglomerate Hyundai for underreporting of box office and television revenues and improper deduction of certain expenses.
Former Largo Entertainment chairman Barr Potter has launched a new L.A.-based film company, Tripod Entertainment, with plans to finance and sell four to six big-budget pics a year.
In what is seen as a sign of confidence, Warner Bros. is seriously considering moving up the release date of its Will Smith starrer "Wild Wild West" from Friday, July 2, to Wednesday, June 30.
Members of the Writers Guild of America West have approved John McLean's appointment as executive director of the 8,500-member union.
Miramax Films, which has been battling for domestic rights to Gaumont's "Me Myself I," has made a startling offer of $6 million for the Australian comedy -- even though Harvey Weinstein hasn't seen…
In another sign of the belt-tightening affecting Network Row, ABC brass is implementing several new companywide cost-saving measures, including a mandatory hiring freeze for all divisions, a 25%…
Mel Gibson will make his first foray into network television, co-producing a telepic about three of the Aussie thesp's favorite people: Moe, Larry and Curly.