Members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. nixed changes in its bylaws that would have permitted Miramax Films' "Life Is Beautiful" to be eligible for a Golden Globe Award for best foreign film.
Saying it needs more time to trim the fat from its porker, Universal Pictures has canceled Sunday's benefit preem of "Babe: Pig in the City." U representatives said the decision was necessitated by…
DreamWorks is in negotiations with the American Cinematheque to make the newly restored Egyptian Theatre its exclusive Hollywood engagement for "The Prince of Egypt" when the animated pic opens…
Augmenting his existing first-look deal with Miramax Films, "Good Will Hunting" producer Lawrence Bender has inked a second-look deal with Fox 2000.
On the eve of the opening of a new Brooklyn arthouse, tensions are flaring among Gotham exhibitors of specialized film. At issue is the exclusivity to films typically claimed by exhibs.
Just in time to capitalize on the renewed interest in space travel, Cometstone Pictures plans to make a feature about the first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who preceded even Alan…
Violinists Isaac Stern and Itzhak Perlman will play themselves in "50 Violins," which Wes Craven is currently directing for Miramax Films in Gotham.
Celebrated musicvid and commercials helmer Tarsem will direct the psychological thriller "The Cell" for New Line Cinema.
"Circus Palestina," the winner of five 1998 Israeli Academy Awards, will kick off the 15th annual Israel Film Festival at the opening night gala benefit Dec. 3 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Mandalay Entertainment has inked Brit scribe Caspian Tredwell-Owen to a two-picture deal, under which he will pen the screenplay for an untitled Oliver Stone romance and a second undetermined project.
A fragile, 500-foot piece of film from the 1930 musical "The Rogue Song," long thought lost, was found in Maine earlier this year and has been restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.