While Al Pacino decides between Paramount's "Snake Eyes" and several other projects for his next big-money acting job, he'll direct and star with Jerry Orbach in "Chinese Coffee," an indie pic based…
Former Daily Variety film reporter Andy Marx and Los Angeles Times cartoonist Tony Peyser sold a comedy pitch to Walt Disney Pictures called "Darkness at Night" for producer Laurence Mark ("Jerry…
Stephen Daldry, the acclaimed English theater director behind the internationally successful revival of J.B. Priestley's "An Inspector Calls," has signed a first-look, three-year deal with Working…
Michael Nelson has joined Consolidated Film Industries as controller. He’ll handle accounting and finance, and the upgrade of information systems. Previous stints include Sun Distributors and Price…
The ride's over even before it's begun. Warner Bros. and United News & Media have abandoned their plans to build a $340 million theme park and film studio in Hillingdon, on the western edge of London.
Apparently not yet tired of bringing Broadway musical roles to the bigscreen, "Evita" star Madonna has signed to star alongside Goldie Hawn in Miramax Films' screen adaptation of "Chicago."
Miko Hughes, the 11-year-old thesp from "Zeus and Roxanne," has inked to star with Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin in "Simon" for Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
TV Azteca has been seducing talent away from Televisa for several years now, but it announced its biggest catch to date Wednesday with the signing of top thesp Claudia Ramirez.
Warner Bros. has acquired the film rights to Michael Drosnin's nonfiction book "The Bible Code," which details an Israeli mathematician's decoding of a series of messages and predictions hidden in…
Nick Carpou and Mark Gaines have been promoted to the new posts of executive VP and general sales managers for Universal Pictures distribution, reporting to division president Nikki Rocco.
German digital pay TV platform DF1 and pay TV web Premiere are hatching plans to distribute more digital decoders to Teutonic TV households.