Warner Bros./New Regency's "L.A. Confidential" swept the top artistic awards -- including best picture -- at the Chicago Film Critics Awards Sunday night.
Lakeshore Intl. has inked a 30-picture, multi-territory vid pact with Paramount, according to Rena Ronson, Lakeshore Intl. exec VP.
Lisa Nicole Carson, who has a regular role on Fox's "Ally McBeal" and a recurring role on "ER," has taken yet another assignment. Carson will play Martin Lawrence's love interest in the Universal…
Hearst-Argyle Television, the product of a merger in August, reported fourth-quarter earnings of $19 million before extraordinary items, compared with a pro-forma loss of $1.5 million in the…
The makers of Britain's most successful children's television show, "Art Attack," have inked a major production deal with Buena Vista that could be worth in excess of $1.6 million. Tiny U.K.
Ron Bass, who wrote TriStar's romantic comedy hit "My Best Friend's Wedding," has been named ShoWest's Screenwriter of the Year. He will accept the honor at the ShoWest Awards in Las Vegas on March…
One month after Courtney Love and her attorneys successfully halted the Sundance Film Festival from displaying the Nick Broomfield documentary "Kurt and Courtney," Love's lawyers are again trying to…
In its first offshore appointment, major Aussie exhib Greater Union has tapped Scott Dwyer as European general manager to oversee GU's German interests and explore future European expansion…
Mutual Film Intl. has hired former New Regency sales VP Lesly Snelson as VP of operations and administration. Snelson was most recently an independent consultant to Douglas/Reuther Prods., Trimark…
Santelmo Entertainment has acquired all international rights to the independently financed feature "Ivory Tower," written and directed by first-time helmer Darin Ferriola.
"Ally McBeal" star Calista Flockhart is in final negotiations to join Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Everett in Fox Searchlight's feature adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's…