Spring Intl., the U.K.-based sales company headed by former Castle Rock Intl. topper Massimo Graziosi, has inked a seven-picture foreign-distribution deal with Cadence Entertainment.
Meg Ryan, one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, will be honored as actress of the year at ShoWest 1999. Ryan's "You've Got Mail" has earned more than $115 million since its December release, and…
ITALY Cecchi Gori back to drawing board Following the success of the company’s first foray into animated feature production with Enzo D’Alo’s “Zorba and Lucky,” the Cecchi Gori Group will back the…
David Cronenberg has been chosen president of the jury at the 52nd Cannes Film Festival (May 12-23), becoming the first Canadian director to hold the post.
In a move that signals its attempt to attract more features work, Seattle-based Pinnacle Studios has tapped former ILM and Tippett Studios visual effects supervisor Bruce Nicholson as director/visual…
Veteran U.K.-based sales company Vine Intl. Pictures will team on a four-pic slate with L.A. and Toronto-based production shingle Omega Pictures Intl. The aim is to tap a wealth of European and U.S…
Jim Carrey will be a presenter at the Academy Awards. This will be his third appearance on an Oscar telecast.
Increased depreciation, amortization and interest costs, as well as some currency glitches, caused Oz-based global exhibitor Hoyts Cinemas to post flat results for the half-year ended Dec. 31.
"Death of a Salesman" is slaying sales records on Broadway. The Brian Dennehy starrer has set a new record for the largest advance in the history of Broadway plays, with $3.1 million, and continues…
Todd Calvin has joined Palm Avenue Pictures as president of production.
The shakeout in the satellite TV industry is about to take a new twist, with EchoStar Communications Corp. expected to counterbid against industry leader DirecTV for at least part of PrimeStar Inc.'s…