Helkon Media's new international sales company, Helkon Intl. Pictures, is making a mighty bow, selling off foreign rights to MGM's $85 million "Rollerball." Helkon, along with Japan's Toho-Towa, is a…
Sony-based Ray Stark's Rastar Prods. is going indie: In partnership with George Lascu and Cindy Kuipers and their Rex Films, the company will produce "The Night of the Iguana," based on the Tennessee…
Horror maestro George Romero is back with more gore, writing and directing vampire thriller "The Ill" for year-old Gotham-based indie P-Kino Films. Pic is P-Kino's first. Death and the walking undead…
Artisan Entertainment's co-CEO Amir Malin and Miramax Films' co-chair Harvey Weinstein will do a dirty dance of their own with "Dirty Dancing 2," a theatrical remake of the 1987 hit.
StudioCanal France will fully finance the $16 million pic "Speaking of Sex," to be helmed by John McNaughton ("Wild Things"). Deal highlights the French company's ambitions to increase its…
The Independent Feature Project has announced the addition of a new annual laurel, the Anthony Radziwill Documentary Achievement Award, to bow at the 2000 IFP Gotham Awards ceremony in the fall.
Two reports on the French cinema give a mixed picture of how the film industry is faring.
Jeremy Davies has signed to appear in the Alan Rudolph-directed "Investigating Sex." Cast includes Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Julie Delpy, and Dermot Mulroney.
David Twohy, helmer of the surprise hit "Pitch Black," has inked with Miramax and Dimension Films to write and direct "Proteus." Twohy will also write and direct a second film for Dimension and a…
Despite a flurry of executive departures over the past year at Gallic major Gaumont, the company is maintaining ties to some of its former employees via a series of production deals.
Emmy-winning actress Rue McClanahan (“The Golden Girls”) will star opposite Della Reese in the CBS telefilm “The Moving of Sophia Myles.” She’s repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and manager Barbara…