In a ruling which could limit the scope of influence managers have in committing their clients to projects, an L.A. Superior Court judge ruled a valid contract did not exist when actress Pamela…
Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. has inked a deal with Tom DeCerchio to direct "No Limit," a dark comedy feature film based on a book by Gary Ross. Production for the film is scheduled to lense by…
Radio City Prods. will expand its lucrative holiday franchise into Chicago, staging a Christmas spectacular in the Windy City next December.
Nelvana Ltd., Canada's biggest animation production company, has reported sharply lower revenue and profit in the traditionally weak first quarter.
The brutally competitive firstrun-TV syndication business claimed two of the highest-profile victims in years when DreamWorks Television disclosed Tuesday that a proposed magazine series hosted by…
Matthew Lillard, who starred in Dimension Films' "Scream," has landed a co-starring role opposite Marlon Wayans in another Dimension feature, "Senseless."
Ballantyne of Omaha Inc.'s parent company, ARC Intl. Corp., plans to sell about half its stake in the projection equipment manufacturer to raise money, it said Tuesday.
William H. Macy, who landed an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the nervous husband whose best-laid plan goes awry in "Fargo," is in final negotiations to co-star in Touchstone Pictures' "A…
Thank heavens and Gaumont for "The Fifth Element." Luc Besson's epic almost single-handedly rescued cinemas from otherwise tedious trading in a raft of overseas markets over the weekend.
New Wave Intl., L.A., has named Kim Nelson-Frey VP, production. Nelson-Frey was a freelance producer and consultant before joining the large-format (Imax) and ride-simulation film-production outfit…