Joseph Fiennes, younger brother of Ralph, is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Miramax Films' latest romantic blockbuster, "Shakespeare in Love." The long-developing pic will start shooting…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…