FROM SHOWEST When it came to putting on the most impressive presentation at ShoWest, the Mouse proved king of the jungle Thursday night, surprising exhibitors with a complete screening of its nearly…
Miramax Films has acquired a newspaper story that will be adapted for the screen by Brent Briscoe and Mark Fauser as "The Hillbilly Heist."
Writer/director Michael Cristofer and producer Denise Di Novi will twirl together in a feature adaptation of Cornell Woolrich's classic suspense novel "Waltz into Darkness."
FROM SHOWEST Good news! Next year, ShoWest is moving to Paris. The Paris-Las Vegas hotel that is. Organizers confirmed Wednesday that the 26th annual exhibitors convention will be headquartered at…
Producer Cary Woods ("Kids") has wrapped principal photography in Los Angeles on "Buddy Boy," his first production since hanging out his Gotham-based Independent Pictures shingle.
FROM SHOWESTClose, very close. That was the general consensus among ShoWest conventioneers who packed a hotel theater here to see side-by-side comparisons between digital projection systems and…
Sometimes, events take on a life of their own. While the Writers Guild of America on Wednesday called a press conference to announce credit corrections for some blacklisted screenwriters, the event…
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has approved a rule change that will increase the number of foreign films that are eligible for the group's Golden Globe awards.
Gregory Lanesey's "30, Still Single: Contemplating Suicide," a comedy about a young man's difficult search for a bride in contemporary L.A., received the best feature prize at the Santa Monica Film…
Kevin Hooks has signed to direct the Ice Cube vehicle "Pimp" for Fine Line Features. Pic, scripted by Rob Weiss and Bruce Rubenstein, is based on the life of Robert "Iceberg Slim" Beck, an infamous…