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…
Alexis Cruz, who just joined the cast of CBS' "Touched by an Angel," has inked for the indie feature "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" alongside Larenz Tate, Viveca Fox, Halle Berry and Lela Rochon.
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…
United Artists has optioned Elaine Kagan's upcoming novel "Somebody's Baby" for producer Frank Mancuso Jr.'s FGM Entertainment, the studio confirmed Wednesday.
Universal Studios' majority-owned arthouse unit October Films is in talks to launch a book imprint that would be distributed worldwide by Penguin Books, sources said Wednesday.
David E. Kelley’s untitled project, formerly known as “The Game,” is for Hollywood Pictures. Kelley, Howard & Karen Baldwin and Jack L. Jilardi Jr. are producers. Some information in Wednesday’s…
With dramatic feature submissions once again up drastically, by 25% from a year ago, the Sundance Film Festival has selected 103 features for its 1998 edition, which will take place Jan. 15-25 in…
MGM has taken another step to keep rogue agent James Bond home at United Artists. Adding what it considers another patch in the quilt of ownership rights of its tentpole film franchise, MGM has…
The concept of sound design, that is, using sound as characters in films has been around for years.
After two years of courtship, DreamWorks has secured the first full-length animated feature from Oscar-winning Aardman Animations with the claymation project "Chicken Run."