"Saturday Night Live" trouper Molly Shannon has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' mobster comedy "Analyze This," according to sources, joining stars Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal.
In the most open field for some years, the 51st Cannes Film Festival (May 13-24) rolls into town bookended by two headline-generating Yank pix -- starring a President and a giant lizard -- and with…
Spurred on by the increasing use of digital technology in post-production and directors' growing interest in using special effects in their films, the Cannes Intl. Film Market (MIF) has added a new…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The split rights biz just ain't what it used to be. Time was when a cautious studio could pick a project that it didn't care to distribute internationally, talk to the same group of well-established…
Starting at the goal of filmmakers everywhere -- the red carpet in front of the Palais -- and looking straight ahead, this year's Palais mural comes in to view above the famous stairs. Unveiled on…
Spain's conservative government has proposed an ambitious film-financing scheme that would plow as much as $100 million from TV players into local film production.
Mel Gibson, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro could all be available to independent distributors in Japan.
The acrimonious court battle here over Western Intl. Communications has produced an eye-opener: NBC had been kicking the tires of the Canadian broadcaster.
At least three theatrical movies are coming out this year about the disco scene of the '70s, and E! Entertainment TV is capitalizing on the trend with the two-hour documentary "Studio 54: Sex, Drugs…
GRTV Network has tapped Brooke Thomas as VP of national advertising sales. In his new position, Thomas will be responsible for collecting advertisers into pods which focus on a specific category per…
The Hollywood development project that is to house the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences theater is a step closer to approval by the Los Angeles City Council next week.