Phoenix Pictures will retell the tale of "Urban Legend" with a deal to buy Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman's pitch for a sequel to the teen pic.
The treasure in Leo's lair is its 5,077-pic library. The catalog includes the 1,300-title Polygram library that MGM acquired last year for $250 million, 2,000 Orion/Goldwyn titles and all United…
New York-based producer Jean Doumanian has teamed up with Elton John's Rocket Pictures for her first British film, "Women Talking Dirty," starring Helena Bonham Carter.
The American Film Institute will be a winner on Oscar night. For the second year, American Express will finance scholarships on behalf of 20 Academy Award nominees to the AFI's Center for Advanced…
Filmfest D.C. has unveiled the slate for its 13th annual Intl. Film Festival, which caters to Washington's large diplomatic community with a heavy dose of foreign films that might not otherwise be…
DreamWorks invaded Westwood Friday night for the world preem of "Forces of Nature."
The Academy reminds its 5,557 members that their ballots are due at the PricewaterhouseCoopers offices by 5 p.m. this afternoon. In what will be his second appearance on an Oscar telecast, Val…
Gramercy's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second weekend. The British caper pic rang up $97,185 on six screens on both coasts.
Globo Filmes, a division of media giant Globo, is hunting for U.S. distribution partners in its effort to become Brazil's principal production house.
Meryl Streep, who recently wrapped "50 Violins" for Miramax Films, will receive the 1999 Independent Feature Project Gotham Award for Lifetime Achievement on Sept. 22 at Chelsea Piers in New York.