Independent Pictures has optioned the spec "Liberace" from writers Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. Independent, the production and distribution outfit of producer Cary Woods, will develop and…
Mexico's official entry into the Oscar foreign-language stakes, "A Spell" ("Un Embrujo"), was temporarily disqualified from the contest over the weekend because the submitted print lacked subtitles.
The Starship Enterprise beamed up sizzling debuts over the New Year's weekend and got its foreign campaign off to a solid start in Germany, the U.K. and Australia.
In this era of "Jerry Springer" and "Leeza," the "fact-based" drama of a network telepic better deliver the goods: outrageous characters and actions, a juicy storyline, forbidden sex, extreme…
Veteran stage, film and TV performer Maureen Arthur, whose ties to Variety Club service organization go back decades to when her family owned one of the Midwest's largest cinema chains, will receive…
The 1999 Large Format Cinema Assn. Conference and Large Format Film Festival will be held May 18-22 in L.A. at the California Science Center, marking the second consecutive year the event has taken…
Twentieth Century Fox's "The Thin Red Line" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second reconnaissance. Terrence Malick's World War II epic shot down $189,586 in three battle missions on…
Former Kushner-Locke sales chief Pascal Borno has joined Independent Pictures, the financing and production outfit of "Scream" and "Cop Land" producer Cary Woods, as senior VP.
The Screen Actors Guild plans to mail ballots today to 4,200 members who will nominate performers in 13 categories for the union's upcoming awards show.
Neve Campbell will star as a ballet dancer in "Move" as Warner Bros. moves quickly to ready the pic for her next screen vehicle.
Ian Holm has inked to play the title role in "Joe Gould's Secret," which Stanley Tucci will direct and star in for October Films.