Warner Bros.' big-budget actioner "Wild Wild West" rode off with an estimated $36.8 million bounty over the four-day weekend, leading the Independence Day holiday into near-record territory. Since…
Location shooting of features, TV shows, commercials and music videos in the Los Angeles area was down 6.6% for the first six months of the year, compared with the same period in 1998.
The death last week of Mario Puzo, who wrote the novel “The Godfather,” raised new questions about purported plans to film a fourth Godfather movie. The rumors had been triggered when a trade paper…
Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen's Flower Films has renewed its first-look production pact with Fox 2000 for another two years.
Industry vets Jay Kanter, Richard Weinberg and Alain Bernheim have paid six figures for screen rights to "Talk Show," an unpublished thriller by Robert Rosenblum writing under the name Will Chase…
Leelee Sobieski, the 17-year-old thesp who recently toplined the CBS miniseries "Joan of Arc," is set to star in "Squelch," a New Regency production to be directed by John Dahl ("The Last Seduction").
Actress Famke Janssen, whose credits include “GoldenEye,” “Rounders” and “Celebrity,” has signed with Creative Artists Agency. Janssen can next be seen in Warner Bros.' “The House on Haunted Hill.”…
Miramax has paid high-five against mid-six figures for the option to John Keats Rosenthal's novel about rednecks, serial killers and figure skaters, "Killer Routine."
Michael Kuhn, former president of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, has resurfaced in London as an adviser to composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Knowing the impeccable track record of Tom Fontana ("Homicide: Life on the Street," "Oz"), it would perhaps be a mistake to dismiss "Hoop Life" as the overheated, perplexing soap opera it resembles…