"Mouse Hunt" star Nathan Lane has joined the cast of MGM's psychobiological drama "At First Sight," studio prexy Michael Nathanson announced Wednesday.
Red Sky Entertainment, the upstart Vancouver-based film distributor, has announced its first slate of releases, and it is heavy on arthouse, foreign-language fare.
As expected, veteran arthouse exec Eamonn Bowles has joined the Shooting Gallery as president of TSG Pictures, the indie production company's new distribution arm.
Former Miramax Intl. president Ian Jessel has teamed with producer Lloyd Silverman to form the Artists Colony, a financing and distribution company that aims to back low-budget, edgy feature films…
The recent disqualification of two foreign films from Oscar consideration has some U.S. marketing execs calling for changes to a longstanding Academy rule.
America Online Inc. announced on Wednesday plans to expand and promote its online service in Germany. AOL Bertelsmann Online GmbH, a joint venture of America Online and Bertelsmann AG, will offer…
Producer Brian Grazer, who helped bring hits like "Liar Liar," "Ransom" and "The Nutty Professor" to screens everywhere, will receive the Publicists Guild of America's Showmanship Award on March 20.
Emmy-winner Louis J. Horvitz has been tapped to direct the 70th Oscar telecast, his second year helming the Academy Awards program.
Continuing its string of kudos, "L.A. Confidential" was selected Wednesday as the winner of USC's 1997 Scripter Award, which will be presented March 14 to author James Ellroy and screenwriters Brian…
The U.K.'s Channel 5 has sealed a three-year output deal for feature films from Buena Vista Intl. TV. The pact covers roughly 60 movies made by Walt Disney, Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures from…
EXCLUSIVE"Independence Day" and "Godzilla" helmer-producer Roland Emmerich and producing partner Ute Emmerich will produce "The 13th Floor," a thriller set to begin shooting in L.A. on Jan. 26…