Rick Hoffman plays the devoutly chauvinistic and generally offensive stockbroker Freddie Sacker on "The $treet," this fall's new primetime series from Fox. Of the reactions to his character so far…
Production and distribution shingle Miracle Entertainment has signed to fully finance and distribute worldwide the drama "The Italian," to be directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal ("Losing Isaiah").
In "Wild About Harry," Brendan Gleeson and Amanda Donohoe give nicely shaded perfs as an about-to-divorce couple whose split is deferred when the husband emerges from a coma thinking he's still 18…
Montreal-based distrib Remstar Distribution has acquired U.S. rights to the controversial French-language film "Baise-moi" ("Rape Me"). Remstar handled the film's Quebecois release in September.
Plenilune" is a typically committed and uncompromising piece from Imanol Uribe, who has long been dealing with such unfashionable problems as terrorism ("Running Out of Time," 1994) and racism…
Veteran cinematographer Conrad Hall, who won his second Academy Award earlier this year for "American Beauty," will be the recipient of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s 2000 career film award.
Longtime Random House vice president-senior editor Jonathan Karp is ankling to run the New York operation of Scott Rudin Prods.
"What You Never Knew," Juan Vicente Cordoba's finely wrought debut, is a graceful love story that shuttles back and forth between time periods and between pleasure and frustration. Moments of energy…
Fountainhead Pictures has closed a deal with Montreal-based TVA Intl. for Aaron Shuster to direct "Through the Skin" from his own script.
An engaging look at the snake-charming ways of professional product hawkers, "Pitch People" tells you more than you probably thought you wanted to know about those folks who've made the purchase of…