Jeff Lipsky's Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Christopher Livingston's comedy "Hit and Runway," winner of the best screenplay award at the 1999 Los…
Blaming rivals for flooding the market with pricey new movie screens, United Artists Theater Co. posted dismal 1999 results Thursday and disclosed it is talking with lenders about recapitalizing the…
MGM has entered a partnership with U.K. indie distrib Optimum Releasing to handle the release of two of its pics, "Flawless" and "Miss Julie." MGM was originally seeking to sell off the U.K. rights…
Screenwriter David Murray has been tapped by Fox 2000 to pen a new screen adaptation of the Francoise Sagan novel "Bonjour Tristesse."
Terry Hayes, screenwriter of "Road Warrior" and "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," will make his directorial debut on "Boxer's Run," helming his original screenplay.
Continuing to ramp up its production slate, Trimark Pictures has purchased the script "Redemption" from screenwriter Richard Hatem for a mid-six-figure sum.
French commercial director Nic Mathieu is set to make his feature directing debut at MGM with "The Fireflies," an action thriller built around a tiny weapon that has unparalleled power when it meets…
Production vet Dino De Laurentiis will be feted with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Cinema Expo International Convention in Amsterdam.
"Goodbye Casanova," the debut feature from veteran film storyboard illustrator Mauro Borrelli, will open the second annual Los Angeles Italian Film Awards on April 25 at the Egyptian Theater in…
Writer-director David Dobkin ("Clay Pigeons") has signed on to helm two projects at Warner Bros. Pictures, one from "Harry Potter" shepherd David Heyman and another at George Clooney's Maysville…