Japan finished its Golden Week national holidays with one of the strongest lineup of films to hit the screens for the country's third largest movie season.
Off just an e-mail pitch from an unknown French screenwriter, producer Larry Thompson ("And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story") has locked up the film and TV rights to Internet thriller…
Faye Dunaway has joined the cast of “Stanley’s Gig,” an independent joint production of Left Hook and Lampedusa Films. Written and directed by Marc Lazard and co-written by Gadi Dechter, “Gig” tells…
New Line Cinema has shelled out $1 million-plus for Jason Keller's spec "Sugar's Sweet Science of Bruising" for Danny DeVito to direct, produce and top-line.
Polite applause and a wide range of reactions greeted the industry's first full screenings of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" which unspooled for exhibitors Tuesday night in eight key…
Chaross Pictures, the insurance-backed film library formed by Peter Hoffman and Jay Firestone, has arranged North American distribution for seven of its pics via Lions Gate Films.
Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell and Jamie Lee Curtis have committed to star for director Nick Gomez in "Drowning Mona," a Peter L. Steinfeld-scripted comic whodunit surrounding the murder…
The Gen Art Film Festival awarded two prizes at its closing ceremonies Tuesday, held at Gotham's Upper West Side hot-spot Cream.
Noel Archambault, a pioneering large-format camera operator-stereographer who was killed last year in an aircraft crash while filming "Galapagos: The Enchanted Voyage" (Daily Variety, July 2), will…
Film buyers and participants are expected to flock to the Cannes Market next week in record numbers, organizers said Wednesday.
Chris Auty has been named chief exec of the Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lottery production franchises.