Barry Levinson has agreed to direct HBO original "The Path to War," which will focus on the Oval Office meetings in the mid-1960s that resulted in the escalation of the Vietnam War.
Imperial Bank division Imperial Entertainment Group has upped its lending commitment with Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures by completing a production facility of more than $200 million that covers…
Brit producer Jeremy Thomas is set to unveil a Coen brothers project, "To the White Sea," with Brad Pitt attached to star.
David Mamet is attached to direct "The Heist," with Danny DeVito, Tommy Lee Jones and Gene Hackman set to star. Deal comes on the heels of the company's recent $200 mil financing arrangement with…
The 10-year-old ShowEast convention kicking off today at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal could prove bullish for specialty film distribs. During past conventions, glitzier studio pics have pushed…
Miramax Films and Universal Pictures have agreed to co-finance "In the Cut," starring Nicole Kidman and directed by Jane Campion.
A slew of U.S. and national crowd-pleasers maintained the fall B.O.'s momentum in Europe last week, but while Australian exhibs were celebrating the explosive bow of "The Sixth Sense," they said…
'Basic' dilemma for MGM MGM still plans to make “Basic Instinct II,” but Sharon Stone won't be toting the ice pick. Aside from a workable script, few elements of the Lion's sequel to the hit 1992…
As his seemingly unstoppable pic "The Sixth Sense" nears the $250 million gross mark, writer-director M. Night Shyamalan has landed a record-breaking $5 million deal from Disney for "Unbreakable,"…
Still smarting from the Senate's 51-48 vote Wednesday defeating the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty on nuclear arms, President Clinton decided to relax Thursday and order some Hollywood takeout.