Jerry Perenchio's Univision Communications, the top U.S. Spanish-lingo net, is attempting a new Spanish conquest: to open up the U.S. Latino market for Spanish-lingo films.
Director William Friedkin and author William Blatty have sued Warner Bros., Turner Network Television and Turner Broadcasting System, claiming they have been cheated out of profits on the 2000…
Universal Pictures' specialty division Universal Focus has picked up U.S. distribution rights to "Harrison's Flowers," which stars Andie MacDowell and David Strathairn.
Disney said Tuesday that it has crafted toned-down versions of the film for its release in Japan and Germany, an indicator of the international marketing challenges Disney will face with its…
USA Films president Russell Schwartz will ankle the company to join New Line Cinema as president of domestic theatrical marketing. He replaces current prexy Joe Nimziki, who will leave New Line to…
Lasse Hallstrom is in negotiations to direct "Catch Me If You Can" for DreamWorks, with Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role. A March start is planned.
Lustrous lensing by Mark Lee and typically spirited playing by actress Shu Qi are the only survivors from "Millennium Mambo," a slow, empty, over-mannered snoozer that shows Taiwanese helmer Hou…
Jonathan Bing: The Write Stuff
There's no bottleneck with "Traffic" at USA Home Entertainment. The Academy Award-winning film has generated a record number of orders for USA on both videocassette and DVD, which are being released…
Good sex is more valuable than the most priceless treasure. That's the basic message to be found in veteran Japanese director Shohei Imamura's often charming but ultimately overly elongated "Warm…
Production shingle Lynch/Siderow has optioned the story rights for Jim Thebaut's 1992 HBO documentary, "The Iceman Tapes -- Conversations With a Killer," which the company plans to produce as a…