Jon Shestack, executive VP of production with Universal-based Beacon Pictures, will take over as prexy of production for a new, improved development-minded Artisan Entertainment on Feb. 1.
Industryites planning their days at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival now have even more screenings to consider, after fest organizers made three last-minute additions to the schedule.
Things get curiouser and curiouser at Universal. "Curious George," the big-budget pic based on the well-known children's book, has been put in turnaround at Universal and its producers, Imagine…
Sony Pictures has struck a deal to distribute the sophomore outing of filmmakers Guy Ritchie and Matthew Vaughn, whose debut feature "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" has become a huge hit in the…
Director Gore Verbinsky, who lent his stylish future-retro visual touch to DreamWorks' "Mouse Hunt," is attached to helm a feature adaptation of David Shannon's illustrated kids book "How Georgie…
Gotham-based actors Nicky Katt and Ron Rifkin have inked to co-star in New Line Cinema's stock market drama, "The Boiler Room."
The screening of the Hollywood action-thriller "The Siege" could be behind a car bomb that rocked Cape Town's popular Waterfront tourist area on New Year's Day, police believe.
Louis J. Horvitz, who won an Emmy for directing last year's Academy Awards telecast, will helm the 1999 edition of the show, which he calls "the Holy Grail of television events."
SPECIAL REPORTWhat better way to kick off the highest-grossing year in the studio's history than by co-producing the highest-grossing picture ever made?
"Armageddon," "Babe: Pig in the City," "Godzilla," "Mighty Joe Young," "Small Soldiers," "The Truman Show" and "What Dreams May Come" have been selected as the seven finalists for the best visual…