Gregory Poirier, screenwriter of John Singleton's "Rosewood," will receive the 1998 Paul Selvin Award from the Writers Guild of America at the union's award ceremonies on Feb. 21.
Nick Broomfield's "Kurt and Courtney," which was pulled from the recent Sundance Film Festival following legal threats, will get a three-week run at the Roxie in San Francisco beginning Feb. 27.
Hurricane Streets," which MGM is releasing nationwide today, was reviewed in Daily Variety under its original title, "Hurricane," out of the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 30, 1997. In his review…
Warner Bros. and a Virginia-based sculptor late Thursday night reached a settlement that clears the way for next week's video release of "The Devil's Advocate."
Having lived such an eventful, controversial life, the late author-philosopher Ayn Rand is indisputably a fascinating and worthy subject for full-length documentary treatment. Benefiting from some…
As part of a continuing drive to increase its international activities, Universal Pictures has formulated plans to begin co producing feature films in Spain.
The aptly named Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) is good at what he does -- singing the hits of the 1980s and elevating the fun level at weddings, bar mitzvahs and other celebrations. "The Wedding Singer"…
Celebrated director, writer and producer Francis Ford Coppola has been named to the board of directors of MGM Inc., increasing the board to nine members.
Hot off of stripping for the Oscar-nominated "The Full Monty," Mark Addy will be bundling up to join Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston in the Warner Bros. holiday film "Frost." It's the actor's first…
EXCLUSIVE"The Mighty Ducks" creator Steven Brill has signed a two-picture directing deal with Ash Shah and Adam Del Deo's Screenland Pictures.
EXCLUSIVEVertigo Prods., the company behind last year's huge French hit "Would I Lie to You?," has announced plans to open a U.S. office and produce a string of English-language remakes of French…