King Solomon is often remembered for his wisdom, but if you judge the man by the new four-hour Pax TV mini, he was also a real stick in the mud. Although the international co-production has some of…
Scribes Arlene Sarner and Jerry Leichtling ("Blue Sky") have been enlisted to write "The Neil Bogart Story" for Paramount Pictures. Their fee will be mid-six-figures.
Started in 1992, Anne Bogart's Saratoga Intl. Theater Institute (SITI) has developed a series of avant-garde works that reflect its anti-naturalistic approach to the theater. In the case of "Cabin…
In an uncommonly bleak season for Italian productions, the unexpected success of director Silvio Soldini's medium-budget comedy "Bread and Tulips" has given the local film sector cause for…
RKO Pictures is in talks with Universal to dust off and adapt Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 suspense thriller "Suspicion," tapping Michael Browning ("Six Days, Seven Nights") to pen the script.
French distrib Bac Films is in talks with Kinowelt Medien, as well as several other German players, planning pan-European distribution networks.
Singing "S' Wonderful," director Stanley Donen celebrated his being honored at ASCAP's 15th annual Film & TV Awards by dancing atop an onstage chair. The 76-year-old Donen received the performing…
UGC, France's biggest exhibitor, will be hauled before the country's board of fair trading over a cheap price cinema pass it launched last month, the Culture Ministry announced Wednesday.
The BAMcinematek program at BAM Rose Cinemas will unspool two retrospectives starting in June; the Complete Coen Brothers will begin June 8 and Robert Altman: Films of the '70s will kick off June 12.
Amy Brownstein has been tapped to head up the Shooting Gallery's PR department as VP of public relations and communications strategy.
Jake Busey is in final negotiations to play the third lead in "Tomcats," the first go picture for Joe Roth's still-unnamed shingle.