Kim Dickens, currently shooting "Zero Effect" for Castle Rock Entertainment, has inked to co-star in "Simple Simon" opposite Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin for Universal Pictures and Imagine…
Emir Kusturica's "Underground," which won the Palme D'Or at the 1995 Cannes Intl. Film Festival, has finally found a U.S. distributor.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ordered fugitive Giancarlo Parretti to pay $1.5 billion in damages to Credit Lyonnais in connection with his purchase and subsequent debilitation of MGM in 1990.
Sid Sheinberg and Universal Pictures confirmed Tuesday that they have parted ways, ending their exclusive arrangement (Daily Variety, June 10).
"The Long Way Home," a Holocaust documentary produced by Moriah Films, will open a United Nations symposium "Property and Restitution: A Moral Responsibility to History."
United Cinemas Intl. continues its aggressive push in Germany with another six multiplexes. Eleven other new complexes were announced earlier this year, along with two in Austria.
Jonathan Frakes' Goepp Circle Prods. has inked a two-year, first-look arrangement with Paramount Pictures, under which the actor-helmer will develop and direct an unspecified number of feature films.
Oz kiddie rockers the Wiggles are bringing their brand of children's pop 'n' roll to the multiplex.
Trimark Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution rights in all media to three films, including Abel Ferrara's "The Blackout," starring Matthew Modine, Dennis Hopper, Beatrice Dalle ("Betty Blue") and…
Columbia TriStar's "Fly Away Home" was honored Sunday as best family pic of 1996, as the Film Advisory Board saluted family and children's entertainment.
Word has it that Sid Sheinberg's 2-year-old production company, the Bubble Factory, and Universal Studios Inc. are in the process of negotiating out the remainder of their deal, which called for the…