Shannon Elizabeth, a relative unknown and newcomer to Los Angeles, has signed a non-exclusive, three-picture deal with Miramax.
Miramax Films and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have signed an eight-picture co-financing and distribution pact that augurs the formation of a longer-term alliance between the two studios.
Atom Egoyan's Cannes-preemed "Felicia's Journey" will raise the curtain at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Prelim announcements for the 24th edition, running Sept. 9-18, were made Tuesday.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will flex his muscles as pulp magazine superhero Dr. Clark Savage Jr. for Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures.
Woodstock may become more than a concert and a ground-breaking documentary. If all goes as planned, it will soon be the setting for a comedic feature film.
Prague post-production company Cinemasound heralded completion of work on its first foreign film at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
Ken Gross Management will team with Craig Anderson Productions to develop the feature "Edith Wharton in Love," based on the novelist's personal experiences in turn-of-the-century New England.
Maple Palm Prods., headed by comic actor Dave Thomas, has inked a $50 million film production pact with MEG Media Group.
Sean Young ("Ace Ventura, Pet Detective") and Clare Kramer ("Cheer Fever") are in final negotiations to join the cast of the indie pic "Jersey Girls" from Goose to Goose Productions.
The Slovak film studio Koliba has been ordered to repay more than $4 million to the state. Money had been distributed to Koliba for local film production that never happened. The last Slovak film…
Hot Rock Prods. has inked a feature film pact, its first, with Alcon Entertainment (home to David Spade starrer "Lost and Found" and this fall's "My Dog Skip").