Nick Moran, currently thrilling U.K. audiences in the tyro gangster pic "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," will next star in the crime drama "New Blood," alongside John Hurt.
The Hartley-Merrill Intl. Screenwriting Prize received a $25,000 boost Wednesday from Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Assn. of America.
Titus Welliver (“Brooklyn South”), Eamonn Walker (“Oz”) and Gregory Hines (“Waiting to Exhale”) have joined the cast of Laurence Fishburne's directorial debut, “Once in the Life,” which is currently…
Village Roadshow Pictures has concluded international distribution deals for the majority of its titles with sales outfits Icon Entertainment Intl. and Beyond Films.
Los Angeles-based film indie Cinequanon Pictures Intl. has opened a British-based subsidiary, CQN Filmgroup, to be headed by former Hemdale exec Nicolas Spikings.
The voracious Buena Vista Intl. has nabbed international rights to yet another high-profile indie picture, Lakeshore Entertainment's "Runaway Bride."
The Centre National de la Cinematographie has announced France's foreign language Oscar entry for 1998: "La Vie Revee des Anges" (The Dream Life of Angels) from director Eric Zonca.
With the big-money sale of his first screenplay, Portland, Ore., DJ Michael Rich has gone from drive-time to big time: Sony Pictures has snapped up his spec "Finding Forrester" for producer Lawrence…
Directors Phil Joanou, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Albert Maysles, D.A. Pennebaker, Doug Pray, Michael Ritchie, Penelope Spheeris and Julien Temple are confirmed as participants in tonight's "Docs Rock"…
Three of Spain's top indie distributors -- Sogedasa, Amanda Films and Wanda Distribution -- are teaming to create an art film distribution house, Nirvana Films.