Artisan Pictures, which has revamped under CEO Bob Cooper to become an aggressive buyer of genre material, has named Richard Saperstein president of development and production. Saperstein, a former…
Brian Van Holt is a "Confidence" man. Thesp is set to play a lead role in the James Foley-helmed "Confidence" for Lions Gate, starring opposite Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz and Dustin Hoffman.
Hollywood will remain showbiz's financial and administrative center, but film production will continue fleeing the region in coming years due to forces of globalization, ICM chief Jeff Berg asserted…
A genially amusing ensemble farce that doesn't quite achieve enough momentum for liftoff, "Big Trouble" is an easy-to-take, easier-to-forget trifle that, unfortunately, likely will be best remembered…
Spike Lee is revisiting his school days. Helmer will return to his alma mater, New York U.'s Tisch School of the Arts, as artistic director for the graduate division of the Kanbar Institute of Film…
New Line Cinema has promoted four physical production execs.
Wellspring has acquired "Betty Fisher et Autres Histoires," directed by Claude Miller, which screened at Lincoln Center in the series Rendezvous with French Cinema.
Former Kirch Group exec Jan Mojto's new shingle, Eos Entertainment, has boarded Italian production company Lux Vide's TV pic "Pope John XXIII."
Random Harvest has signed a three-year deal with Buena Vista for European distribution of pics from its newly launched Four Horsemen label.
Dudley Moore, the elfin British actor who spotlighted his comic and musical talents in works like "Beyond the Fringe" and who became a successful, if unlikely, Hollywood leading man in "10" and…
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