Independent television companies in New York might not be supplying big-budget entertainment properties for the big networks, but the increasing demand for nonfiction and children's programming both…
The Hollywood theater that will stage the Oscar show as of 2001 will not get just any old groundbreaking. No shovels, for one thing.
Superb bows by "Saving Private Ryan," "Dr. Dolittle" and "The Truman Show" plus classy foreign preems by Polygram's costumer "Elizabeth" highlighted another crackerjack weekend at cinemas overseas.
John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall, Elias Koteas, Leslie Stefanson, John Diehl and W. Earl Brown have joined the cast of New Line Cinema's "Lost Souls."
Illeana Douglas will star opposite Kevin Bacon in "A Stir of Echoes," the film written and directed by David Koepp for Artisan Entertainment.
Actor and producer Gabriel Byrne has renewed the first-look film deal for his Plurabelle Films outfit with Phoenix Pictures.
Fox Searchlight's "The Impostors" stole the top slot on the exclusives roster during its first outing.
Lincoln-Mercury's first-ever movie marketing partnership -- with "The Rugrats Movie" -- has begun with television commercials for the new Mercury Villager minivan.
Fredro Starr ("Ride," "Sunset Park") has joined Forest Whitaker, Usher, Vanessa L. Williams and Rosaria Dawson in "Light It Up" for Fox 2000 and Edmonds Entertainment.
"Felice ... Felice ...," Peter Delpeut's tale of a globetrotting photographer in turn-of-the-century Japan, walked away with a Golden Calf, Holland's version of the Oscar, for best picture at this…
Trimark Films has picked up U.S. rights to "Lulu on the Bridge," novelist Paul Auster's solo feature directorial debut, for a low- to mid-six figures.