A new symbol for excellence in writing, the Writers Guild of America's new award statuette, will be unveiled at the guild's awards ceremony Feb. 21.
Elizabeth Perkins, Frank Langella, Rosanna Arquette and Amanda Donohoe are set to star in Bruce Wagner's indie film "I'm Losing You."
October's "The Apostle" remained at the top of the exclusives list, gaining nearly 20% over the previous week's total. Robert Duvall's story of a preacher wrestling with his demons collected $100,094…
Good Machine Intl. has acquired worldwide sales rights to Joan Chen's directorial debut "Xiu Xiu, the Sent Down Girl," which makes its world premiere Feb. 19 in competition at the Berlin Film…
"Show me the monster!" That was the refrain at the 1998 American Intl. Toy Fair, which opened Monday and runs through Feb. 16. Although the advance troops for Sony's "Godzilla" were ubiquitous at the…
Chris Tucker, last seen in New Line's "Money Talks," has inked for $7 million to star in "Double O-Soul," an action comedy that Universal Pictures will release as a negative pickup, sources said…
Allen Edwin Byers, founder and co-owner of Audio Rents Inc., a post-production audio rental company, died Dec. 16 of a stroke at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 72.
Warner Bros. and Canal Plus announced Monday a five-year co-financing pact to produce and distribute four to six mainstream motion pictures per year through a newly-created film company that will be…
A $49 million weekend for Fox's "Titanic" saw the unsinkable pic sail past its domestic tally to a foreign cume $366 million, while "Anastasia," "Flubber," "Starship Troopers" and "As Good As It…
Warner Bros. and All-Girl Prods. have joined forces to option "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood," the Rebecca Wells novel published by HarperCollins.
Jack T. Collis, a production designer whose career in Hollywood spanned more than half a century, died Feb. 1 in Encino of natural causes. He was 75.