TriStar Pictures has picked up the latest option on Anne Tyler's "Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant" for Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz's Bedford Falls Co. to produce, sources said Thursday.
On the surface, the differences between Carole Black and Stephanie Garcia couldn't be more striking.
Sony Pictures Entertainment's Imageworks digital effects and filmmaking unit has scored a coup by not only creating many of the extraordinary visual effects for TriStar's "Starship Troopers," they…
ABC held onto its typical Wednesday win in homes, but Fox took the night in the key adults 18-49 demo as "Party of Five" generated its highest rating ever in young adults and total viewers.
The National Labor Relations Board has consolidated the Writers Guild of America West and the WGA East's complaints against each otherand transferred them the NRLB's Los Angeles office.
In the first deal for a screen adaptation of writer Jerzy Kosinski's work since "Being There," New Line has purchased the rights to Kosinski's 1982 cult novel "Pinball" for Gary Fleder to direct.
In a large fillip for Spain's indie distribution sector, Spanish digital operator Via Digital has firmed up package deals with six of the country's leading distributors: Lauren Films, Sogedasa…
Alison Maclean ("Crush") will direct "Jesus' Son," the screen adaptation of Denis Johnson's book of the same name, for Evenstar Prods. of New York.
Under the glare of television lights and a standing room only crowd, the father of a teenage suicide victim testified in the U.S. Senate on Thursday that shock rocker Marilyn Manson was responsible…
Slamdance Film Festival officials have announced winners of their 2nd Annual Screenplay Competition. The awards will be presented at the Slamdance fest in Park City, Utah on Jan. 20, 1998.
In another move toward unification, the industry's largest below-the-line union announced that it has forged a tentative agreement with film and television producers to merge the contracts of…