Spurred on by "Titanic" and local comedy "Les Couloirs du Temps," French box office surged by 40% in the first three months of the year, compared to the same period in 1997.
First-time scribe Rebecca Hughes has closed two writing deals with Polygram-owned production companies.
Strand Releasing has picked up all U.S. rights to director Ferzan Ozpetek's debut feature, "Hamam -- The Turkish Bath," a drama about an uptight Italian whose life is changed and whose sexuality is…
Sibling Prods., a new Gotham-based company run by the brother-sister combo of Palmer and Paige West, will make its feature bow with "Saturn," a psychological thriller from helmer Rob Schmidt.
Director Oliver Stone has named Dennis Quaid his starting quarterback in "On Any Given Sunday," the working title of the football film Stone will helm for Warner Bros.
Marisa Ryan, Christopher Wiehl, Amy Jo Johnson and Robert Floyd have signed on to star in the indie vampire pic "Cold Hearts."
"Broken Vessels," a nightmare saga of ambulance drivers, was named best feature Monday night at the close of the fourth Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.
Fast-growing Danish indie Scanbox Danmark has launched a new Los Angeles-based sales and distribution division, Scanbox Intl.
In an abrupt decision late Tuesday, Warner Bros. parted ways with co-prexy of production Bill Gerber and upped Lorenzo Di Bonaventura to run production alone. The moves are the latest by WB brass to…
Australian audiences toasted "The Wedding Singer" in its international debut last weekend, while Leonardo DiCaprio's one-two punch in "Titanic" and "The Man in the Iron Mask" continued to pack 'em in…
Interscope Communications has picked up Bruce C. McKenna and John-Michael Maas' pitch "Turn Me On" for low six figures against mid-six figures.