"L.A. Confidential" director and co-screenwriter Curtis Hanson has been appointed the first chairman of UCLA's Film and Television Archive.
Continuing its aggressive foray into the teen market, Universal Pictures has taken domestic rights to the $15 million fraternity thriller "The Skulls."
Mexican helmer Arturo Ripstein's "No One Writes to the Colonel" has been tapped as an official selection at Cannes.
As part of its commitment to televising world premiere movies, Sundance Channel has acquired the cable rights to William Roth's "Floating" and Bruce Sweeney's "Dirty."
With the second trailer to "Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace" out in theaters, overzealous fans are once again going trailer happy and are even willing to cross legal lines to cash in on…
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of "Armageddon" and "The Rock," is developing an ABC medical mystery thriller with author Robin Cook and a four-hour Western miniseries at NBC.
Bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc.'s cash position improved in February, according to a financial statement filed with the Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday, as its net cash outflow dropped to $811,111…
Financially troubled Japanese movie major Shochiku said Wednesday that it would disband its foreign movie distribution subsidiary Shochiku Fuji at the end of August.
On the day that TCI's board decided to sell the company to AT&T, Tele-Communications Inc. president Leo Hindery was granted stock now worth $70 million, TCI revealed in a filing with the Securities…
Longtime William Morris agent Amy Schiffman has resurfaced as a manager, launching the boutique L.A.-based firm Amy Schiffman Literary Management and repping a list of journalists and screenwriters.
Shawn Hatosy (“In & Out”) will star opposite Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles in the Kris Isaacson-helmed romantic drama “Down to You” for Miramax Films. Hatosy will play a frat-guy party animal…