With the market booming for comedy remakes, Jerry Lewis has sold remake rights to "The Bellboy" to MGM and producers Gary Foster and Mark Steven Johnson's Horseshoe Bay Prods.
"The Mayor of Kingdom Come," which was supposed to be the next film from director Michael Winterbottom, has been put on ice for a year because of problems sealing the financing.
On the eve of the release of "Anastasia," the studio's animated feature debut, 20th Century Fox was seething over the fact that the film was the only new release not listed on the MovieFone telephone…
ABC on Thursday confirmed plans to lease space in a Times Square office building, to be used as a new street-level home for "Good Morning America" and a flagship ESPN Grill restaurant and studio.
The American Society of Cinematographers will honor two-time Oscar winner Freddie Francis with its International Achievement Award, given annually to a foreign national who has made extraordinary and…
If ever there was a growth industry in motion pictures it's the area of fantasy and sci-fi costume design.
Two Magyar networks have signed multimillion-dollar program-buying deals in a bid to stock their schedule with competitive titles as commercial television takes root in this nascent market.
ITALY Milan Fininvest managing director Ubaldo Livolsi said that the group’s Medusa Films unit, along with soccer team AC, football club Milan and telephone directory business Pagine Utili are likely…
Olympia Dukakis and Roy Scheider will star in the low-budget independent feature "Better Living," which began lensing Thursday.
Warner Bros. and Black Pearl Entertainment have confirmed plans to launch the weekly syndie music series "R&B-TV" in the fall (Daily Variety, Nov. 13).
Name your favorite period film. "Cleopatra"? "Barry Lyndon"? How about "Gone With the Wind"? Affection for the story line and characters aside, many people would cite the costumes as one reason they…