One question circled the aisles among the more than 320 exhibitors at Locations '98: "Why would you want to film anywhere else, when in my state you can find . . ."
Major Hollywood studios will have to take a total of $1 billion in writeoffs in the next two years to comply with film accounting changes expected to be approved shortly by the Financial Accounting…
Young thesp Jesse James has been cast in the Warner Bros. drama "Message in a Bottle" opposite Kevin Costner and Robin Wright Penn. Pic is slated for a holiday 1998 release.
As the price of entry to the World Trade Organization, Taiwan has agreed to drop two major restrictions on the U.S. movie industry, the Office of the United States Trade Representative announced…
William Lee Scott will play one of four teenagers who set their sights on space in Joe Johnston's "Rocket Boys," which Chuck Gordon and Larry Franco are producing for Universal Pictures.
U Intl., a Japanese commercial production company, has begun filming "The Hotel," a Japanese TV drama, in Honolulu. This is the first time in the show's nine-year history that it will film an entire…
"Central Station," a modestly budgeted Brazilian road movie, ran off with two of the top prizes at the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival.
Cinar Films of Montreal announced Friday that its revenue increased 62% and its net earnings surged 52% for the year ended Nov. 30, 1997.
Michael J. Shapiro has been named a special segment producer for the 70th annual Oscarcast, marking his sixth consecutive year in the post.
Spurred by a large audience that tuned in for CBS' Olympics coverage, the network's "Late Show With David Letterman" finished in a virtual dead heat with NBC's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" for the…
Lakeshore Entertainment has bought a spec script from screenwriter Richard Hatem, who co-wrote "Under Siege II," for a price said to be in the mid-six figures.