If Terry Zwigoff has a guiding principle as a director, it is "create your own world, because you can't control the one you're living in.'' That sounds a lot like something Enid, Thora Birch's…
Tales abound of authors who feel their novels were butchered by Hollywood, and of faithful readers who fervently wish the adaptations had been more like the sources. But it doesn't always have to be…
DreamWorks and Vivendi Universal have settled a lawsuit from an aspiring screenwriter who claimed the studios stole the idea for the movie "Small Soldiers" from him.
JOHN BAILEY John Bailey has compiled more than 40 feature credits, ranging from “Groundhog Day” to “The Big Chill” to the forthcoming “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.” Even he was surprised…
The dealmaking at Sundance has heated up, with Miramax closing a $5 million deal for audience fave "Tadpole" and Lions Gate shelling out just under $1 million for worldwide rights to writer-director…
While Boeing, the world's largest aircraft maker, has said it doesn't want to become a Hollywood player, it now has an agent.
"I could have had no idea that it would have come to all this," Robert Redford mused as he looked back on two decades of stewardship of the Sundance Institute. "It started out in a very altruistic…
Henri Kessler and Joshua Pollack have formed Hudson Pictures, with an initial commitment of $1 million from Reich Brothers.
Producer Laura Ziskin announced Monday that Michael B. Seligman has been named supervising producer of the 74th Academy Awards show. Show will mark Seligman's 25th anniversary of involvement with the…
Village Roadshow Pictures chairman-CEO Bruce Berman has reupped with a four-year extension that will keep him running the film production arm of Village Roadshow Ltd.until 2007.
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival's Panorama sidebar has confirmed 40 pics that will make up two-thirds of its main, documentary and special sections.