The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
Two films about naked men triumphed at the eighth Dinard British Film Festival (Oct. 2-5).
Columbia Pictures has dropped a bomb with its $500,000 against $1.3 million purchase of rookie scribe Jason Hightman's "World War III" as its tentpole event pic for the summer of 1999, the studio…
British TV sales veteran Philip Jones is stepping aside as managing director of CTE, Carlton's program distribution arm, to take on the new role as director of international relations.
Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC’s “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
Luke Perry and "ER's" Gloria Reuben will star in Magic Hour Pictures' noir thriller "Indiscreet." The film, the second feature from director Marc Bienstock ("The Beneficiary"), is based on a…
Showing it won't surrender without a rewrite, the WGA East has warned film and TV producers that it will file charges with the National Labor Relations Board if industry management cuts the West its…
Italian audiences succumbed to "Lolita's" charms, while "My Best Friend's Wedding" captivated lots of Aussies and "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" had monster preems in three European markets last…
It's not unusual for independent filmmakers and unions to be at odds with one other, but on Sept. 28 they went one on one for a good cause.
ICM has signed "The People vs. Larry Flynt" star Courtney Love for representation in all areas, with Ed Limato heading a team of agents who will steer her film career.
The first Los Angeles Intl. Latino Film Festival opens Wednesday with the U.S. premiere of "Who the Hell Is Juliette?" (review, page 12). The Carlos Marcovich film, based on a true story, chronicles…