Paramount Pictures and Lynda Obst Prods. have paid a mid-six-figure sum to acquire Hunter Richards' spec script "Jack and Jill," to which Nicolas Cage is attached as star.
In what might be Oscar's swan song performance in downtown Los Angeles, the 1999 Academy Awards will be presented at the Shrine Auditorium Sunday, March 26, 2000.
The sleepy spring B.O. overseas finally sprang to life over the weekend, powered by the world preem of "Notting Hill," the first international engagements for "EDtv" and the continued rollouts of…
Miramax Films, Granada Film and London Weekend Television are co-producing "Northanger Abbey," a $6 million feature adaptation of Jane Austen's debut novel.
With Barry Diller's acquisition of October Films and former Polygram assets including Gramercy Pictures expected to close within days, the top management structure of the newly formed USA Films is…
The hills are alive with the sound of overseas auds fleeing a gaggle of spring turkeys, although exhibs were hoping the tide could turn over the weekend, with the international rollout of Hollywood…
Tyro director Mike Mitchell is set to make his feature-helming debut on Touchstone Pictures' low-budget comedy "Deuce" (formerly titled "Deuce Baggio, Prostitute Guy") for Jack Giarraputo Prods. and…
Despite distribution terms that initially alarmed theater owners, Disney likely will secure at least 60-70 bookings in Imax theaters worldwide for the Jan. 1 opening of "Fantasia 2000."
The opportunities for aging Hollywood may be shrinking, but vet scribes showed off their creative muscle last week at a Writers Guild of America-sponsored new work showcase.
U.K. indie TV production house OR Media has announced its first foray into the feature film biz, a $10 million historical epic called "Soul Stealer."