Hsu Feng, the award-winning producer of "Farewell My Concubine," is planning two features for China, including the film version of the best-selling book "Life and Death in Shanghai," by Nien Cheng.
Fox Searchlight's "Two Girls and a Guy" took possession of the top slot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend, after Miramax's "Sliding Doors" went wider.
Eddie Cibrian, of Spelling sudser "Sunset Beach," has inked to star opposite Chuck Norris in the CBS telefilm "The Hit Man: Bound By Honor." Shooting is under way in Dallas.
Lynwood Spinks has named Melinda Farrell and Steven Roffer co-presidents of HyperFilms, his Universal-based shingle. The former Carolco chief operating officer hopes the execs will help him send…
Australian actress Caroline Goodall, internationally known from her roles in "Schindler's List," and the BBC TV drama "The Sculptress," has won the title role in "A Difficult Woman," a four-hour…
Telecommunications in Africa, seen as key to the continent's renaissance, comes under the spotlight at the week-long Africa Telecom 98 conference, which kicked off Monday in Johannesburg.
Jeffrey Tambor, Barry Watson, Michael McKean, Lesley Ann Warren, Molly Ringwald and Vivica A. Fox have joined the cast of Dimension Films' schoolhouse thriller "Killing Mrs. Tingle."
Cox Radio Inc. reported Monday that first-quarter income fell 91% to $2.8 million, reflecting an extraordinary gain in the year-earlier quarter, while revenues rocketed 78.6% to $52.1 million.
Producer Ed Pressman's long-cherished screen adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' controversial novel "American Psycho" has finally found a financial backer: Lions Gate Films.
Warner Bros. syndie sales vet Dan Greenblatt has been promoted to executive VP and general sales manager for Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.