Broadway's St. James Theater might need a Disney-size renovation after singer/force-of-nature Patti LaBelle blows through her two-week stint. The volcanic R&B powerhouse's one-woman show, "Patti…
New Zealand helmer Lee Tamahori has inked to return to his native directing roots with the Larry Gross-penned drama "I Shall Not Die" for Interscope Communications, sources said Thursday.
United Artists Pictures and its James Bond movie series co-producers, Danjaq, have hired the U.K.-based screenwriting team of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to come up with the British secret agent's…
For unreconstructed fans of hard bop, the pairing of like-minded trumpeters Marcus Printup and Tim Hagans --- both intent upon exploring the tunes of Freddie Hubbard --- may be the answer to their…
Oscar-winning actress Cher is in advanced negotiations to play a leading role in Franco Zeffirelli's next feature, "Tea With Mussolini," joining previously announced cast members Angela Lansbury…
Castle Hill Prods. has acquired U.S. rights to Jazz Pictures' noir drama "Little Boy Blue," which stars Ryan Philippe, Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Tyrin Turner and Shirley Knight. The film will be…
Hollywood launches its annual onslaught on the tiny ski resort of Park City, Utah, today as the Sundance Film Festival gets under way.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s 23rd award luncheon Wednesday was largely a love-in between local film reviewers and their 1997 slate of favorites.
This midseason sci-fi series -- network TV's first about a bio-anthropologist -- has its work cut out trying to attract auds on a night when NBC will soon roll out its "Seinfeld" farewell tour…
Banner Entertainment has acquired J.H. Wyner's mob-themed spec "The Mexican."
Orange County punky ska band Goldfinger released one of the alt-rock commercial duds of 1997, "Hang Ups," the sophomore follow-up to 1996 eponymous release that featured the KROQ hit "Here in Your…