Eric Frankel, prexy of Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution, has hired a team of execs in various departments of the AOL Time Warner division, which relocated from New York to Los Angeles last…
Universal Music India plans to produce Hindi-language feature films under the Universal Pictures banner, with the first pic skedded for April 2002.
Allen Coulter, Emmy-nominated helmer of "The Sopranos," is set to make his feature directing debut with Landscape's romantic comedy "In a Heartbeat." A fall start is planned for the pic, written by…
Cannes Film Fest prexy Gilles Jacob has pleaded for aid for a valuable film archive whose $1.5 million annual budget was axed last month.
With the Hollywood-Washington war expected to be reignited today, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti on Monday warned lawmakers in no uncertain terms to back off.
Intermedia has acquired the rights to Eugene Izzi's novel "The Booster" for Mark Johnson Prods. to develop and scribe Sheldon Turner to adapt.
Tyro distrib Manhattan Pictures Intl. is in final negotiations to pay approximately $2.5 million for North American rights to the Intermedia production "Enigma," which stars Kate Winslet and Dougray…
Oaktree Capital, an L.A.-based investment management firm, has emerged as the winner of an auction for bankrupt exhib Silver Cinemas, whose subsid Landmark Theatre Corp. is the top U.S. specialty…
After-party plans for the New York premiere of "The Golden Bowl" Tuesday night have taken on the subtle complexity of a late-period Jamesian sentence.
"Bridget Jones's Diary" had a socko soph session in its native U.K. and "Miss Congeniality" won plaudits in Mexico over the weekend while other major markets were marking time, awaiting the late…