Some much-needed fresh blood revived the foreign B.O. last week, enhanced by the May 4 holiday in some territories and Golden Week in Japan, but exhibs in France, Germany and Italy said biz was…
Alice Faye, perhaps the brightest musical comedy light at 20th Century Fox during the 1930s and '40s, died of cancer Saturday. She was 83.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry ("Lonesome Dove") and his partner Diana Ossana have signed a deal with Imagine TV to create and write their first primetime TV series, a one-hour drama…
Jim Henson Television has inked a two-year, first-look kidvid development pact with the writing-producing team of Dan Angel and Billy Brown.
The Argentine film industry has managed to escape a whopping reduction in its subsidy, thanks to a secret, four-month old pledge by President Carlos Menem that only came to light last week.
Brian De Palma has signed a muscular deal with MGM for a spec script tentatively titled "Nazi Gold," which he wrote with former film critic Jay Cocks.
Bruce Reed, a character actor, died Feb. 20 of heart failure at UCLA Medical Center. He was 54.
Wired Ventures said Friday it will sell Wired magazine so it can remodel its business -- and hopefully its balance sheet -- along the lines of some of the Internet success stories it has chronicled…
Under Minnesota's landmark $6 billion settlement with tobacco makers, reached on Friday, the companies have agreed not to pay Hollywood producers and studios to place cigarettes or other…
Shooting gets under way today in Tuscany on director Giovanni Veronesi's "My West," an allegorical Western fable that stars Italian box office record-breaker Leonardo Pieraccioni alongside Harvey…
Oscar-winning visual f/x shop Digital Domain has landed the contract to produce the visual effects for United Artists' sci-fi thriller "Supernova."