Anna Friel ("An Everlasting Piece") and Brenda Fricker ("My Left Foot") are set to star in "War Bride," a $5 million Anglo-Canadian co-production to be directed by Lyndon Chubbock.
Kermit the Frog has taken a flying leap onto the Web. The Jim Henson Co. inked a licensing pact last week with online content provider Pulse Entertainment for the creation of original 3D animated…
Columbia Pictures has signed Robert Harling to adapt "Honeymoon," the Amy Jenkins novel to be published by Little, Brown in England later this year.
While luring Italian moviegoers into theaters during the summer months has long remained a pipedream, the local arm of UIP this year will attempt to counter the warm-weather slump with a strong slate…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
SPAIN Spain’s biggest niche pay TV channel producer, Barcelona-based Media Park, has entered into film production, taking stakes in two Spanish pics. Media Park will put up 50% of the financing for…
The Directors Guild of America's African-Advisory Steering Committee has elected Paris Barclay, Reginald D. Brown and Michael Schultz as co-chairs.
Gene Hackman has agreed to star in the MGM comedy "Breakers," joining Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jason Lee in the John Davis-produced film.
The crowd at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue sipped champagne and ate Wolfgang Puck hors d'oeuvres, just as they will each Oscar night starting in 2002.
The BBC has struck a deal to supply programming to Yes Television's broadband video-on-demand service. Several hundred hours of BBC shows across all genres will be available to Yes subscribers via a…
Declining ratings that followed the show's September move out of its 8 p.m. Monday slot are largely responsible for the decision to end the series. Skein's finale -- filmed several weeks ago -- is…