Bowing to the wish of the late Roddy McDowall, who died Oct. 3, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has canceled a memorial gathering in his honor.
A number of changes are in store for the 1999 version of ShoWest, including the likely return of Warner Bros. and Disney as sponsors of major events.
With the London Screenings coming of age this week as a major marketing event in its own right, Mifed is looking increasingly like an unwanted afterthought.
Joan Allen has signed to make her first film with Steppenwolf founder Gary Sinise and reteam with "Pleasantville" co-star Jeff Daniels in "All the Rage," an indie film that will also star Andre…
J&M Entertainment has embarked on two U.S. indie pics that start shooting next week -- John Asher's "Sundowning," starring Kirk Douglas, and Alex Winter's "Fever," starring Henry Thomas.
Goldwyn Films has added Sophia Coppola's directorial debut, "The Virgin Suicides," to its slate for sale outside North America and continental Europe.
The movie industry's rating system has served the studios well for the past three decades, but don't expect producers and creators of sophisticated adult drama to join in the celebration of the…
Strand Releasing has collared all North American rights to Australian pic "Head On," director Ana Kokkinos' gritty feature debut toplining Alex Dimitriades as a young Greek man who struggles to deal…
Spyglass Entertainment, the new Disney-based distrib and production company run by former Caravan chief Roger Birnbaum and former Morgan Creek exec Gary Barber, has set up a $250 million financing…
Sean Connery and Rhonda Tollefson's Fountainbridge Films has struck a three-picture deal with Intermedia. Connery is likely to star in all three projects.