With a Monday court date looming to determine whether release of the DreamWorks film "Amistad" should be blocked, attorneys for Barbara Chase-Riboud filed a reply Wednesday intended to debunk the…
At 74, the hawklike and patrician features of Charlton Heston still identify the actor who has graced Hollywood playing presidents, Ben Hur, Moses, an aging New Orleans Saints quarterback and a tramp…
New Line Cinema will take over at next year's ShoWest as sponsor of the Wednesday luncheon, hosted for more than a decade by Warner Bros.
Sandra Bullock is asking herself, "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" The sultry star sat in on pitch meetings all over town with scribes Kristen Buckley and Brian Reagan and Walt Disney…
Sandy Mandelberger of Intl. Media Resources and Wanda Bershen of Red Diaper Prods. have teamed up to form a new company designed to help foreign films find distribution in the U.S. theatrical, cable…
Did "Amistad" scribe David Franzoni read Barbara Chase-Riboud's book "Echo of Lions?" The Writers Guild of America West seems to think he did.
Luke Perry has joined the cast of indie feature, "The Florentine," a co-production of Initial Entertainment Group and American Zoetrope.
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have inked Woody Harrelson to star alongside Matthew McConaughey in Ron Howard's "Ed TV," sources said Wednesday.
It was a case of third time lucky for Polygram Filmed Entertainment, which confirmed Wednesday that it had successfully bid $225 million for the 1,051-title Epic film library (Daily Variety, Dec. 3)…
Projects by "In & Out" producer G. Mac Brown and documentarian Phillip Roth and directing debuts by actor Adrian Pasdar and standup Margaret Cho are among the 60 titles chosen for the fifth Intl…
It took the better part of seven years, but Jane's Addiction, the acclaimed Los Angeles band credited with opening the commercial door for alternative-rock bands such as Pearl Jam and Nirvana…