Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment has picked up feature film rights for first-time novelist Catherine Ryan Hyde's "Pay It Forward" for a six-figure fee.
A boom in film production not backed by main government funder Film Finance Corp. is gathering speed Down Under.
Zeroing in on his first role since "Cop Land," Sylvester Stallone is set to go into "Detox" for Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
Mark Richard has sold his spec script "Ice at the Bottom of the World" to producer Ron Broadway of Palm Avenue Pictures for an undisclosed sum.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of American cinema pioneer D.W. Griffith, a plaque will be installed in the patio of the former Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood, where the…
Phoenix Pictures chairman Mike Medavoy will present the keynote speech at the fourth Independent Film Financing Conference on Sunday.
This year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival will feature the North American premiere of Shekhar Kapur's "Elizabeth."
Paramount Pictures' Wayne Lewellen has been selected to receive the 1998 Show "E" Award at the 14th annual ShowEast convention to be held Oct. 19-22 in Atlantic City.
Universal Pictures, hoping to show some stability in its executive corps after a shaky spring, has added the title of president for chief operating officer Chris McGurk and renewed his contract.
Esai Morales and James Marshall have been cast for lead roles in the feature "Doomsday," from Symphony Pictures.
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Opposite of Sex" kept its stranglehold on the exclusives roster's top spot. The Christina Ricci-starrer bedded $57,824 in six love nests on both coasts.