Kris Kristofferson has joined Martin Landau and Shawn Hatosy in "The Joyriders," the debut feature from Norann Entertainment.
Screenwriter Anton Diether has inked a development deal with Hallmark Entertainment to write "Land of Oz," based on Frank L. Baum's classic Oz series, for ABC's "Wonderful World of Disney."
The Independent Spirit Awards sang a round of the "Hallelujah Chorus" for October's "The Apostle." Robert Duvall's saga of an evangelist whose personal life shakes his faith was named best picture…
Fred Berner's 10-year-old Gotham-based production company is in talks to form an equity joint venture with Image Group Entertainment's Bill Dalessandro and Michael Schlossman.
Universal's political satire "Primary Colors" failed to muster enough votes to unseat 20th Century Fox and Paramount's 14-term incumbent "Titanic" from the top of the box office chart.
Despite a major expansion in its film panels, feature presentations and audiences, the fifth edition of South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW), which wrapped Saturday, has managed to…
Jerry Springer: too hot for TV. So he's headed to the bigscreen. In a rare example of a television talkshow personality receiving a big sum to cross over to features, Springer has agreed to tell all…
Terry Leslie McQueen, daughter of the late actor Steve McQueen, died Thursday at UCLA Medical Center from the effects of respiratory failure. She was 38. She had been transferred to UCLA by…
James Algar, longtime Walt Disney Co. producer, writer and director, and helmer of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” died Feb. 26 at his home in Carmel following a brief illness. He was 85. Algar…
Chuck Hayward, veteran stuntman and stunt coordinator, died of Hodgkin’s disease Feb. 23 at his home in North Hollywood. He was 77. Hayward was born in Nebraska in 1920 and left home at the age of 16…
In honor of Lew Wasserman's 85th birthday, Universal Studios has established a monetary gift to the UCLA Dept. of Film and Television to produce a Hollywood history docu (Daily Variety, March 16).