As distribution and acquisitions execs descended on the Meridien Hotel here over the weekend for the pre-Mifed London Screenings, the mood was grim.
In the latest videogame-to-film adaptation, "Wing Commander," a game distribbed by Electronic Arts that features live action directed by digital effects maven Chris Roberts, is slated to go before…
In a less-than-exciting frame at the overseas box office, with some European distributors complaining about a soft market, the main heroes were "My Best Friend's Wedding" and "Men in Black."
Marco Leonardi, star of "Like Water for Chocolate," has been inked to star in Miramax Films' "Hangman's Daughter," the prequel to Quentin Tarantino's comedy-thriller "From Dusk Till Dawn."
Extending its relationship with screenwriter Ben Ramsey, TriStar Pictures --- which will release the Ramsey-scripted "The Big Hit" next year --- has signed the scribe to two separate deals totaling…
Touchstone Pictures has optioned an updated spec version of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" called "Ten Things I Hate About You" by Karen Lutz and Kirsten Smith for Revolution Entertainment…
New Line Cinema has optioned freshman screenwriter Joe Gangemi's theological horror spec "Black Ice" for an undisclosed amount.
Submissions for the Independent Feature Project/West Spirit Awards have been extended to Oct. 15. The annual honors to American films produced outside the mainstream will take place March 21, 1998…
Rysher Entertainment has acquired foreign rights to the upcoming HBO film "Breast Men," starring David Schwimmer.
James Cameron's "Titanic" has added another port to its pre-release screening tour. The film --- which will premiere Nov. 1 at the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival --- also will screen Nov. 18, in London…
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