In a limited run fund-raiser for Joseph Stern's Matrix Theatre, noted Scottish actor Brian Cox is re-creating his award-winning one-person outing in Irish playwright Conor McPherson's meandering…
Jerry Zucker is in final negotiations to direct "Rat Race," an ensemble road comedy for Paramount Pictures. The studio is finalizing the deal in hopes of starting production late this year or early…
If the will to swing is a crucial component of jazz -- as Wynton Marsalis endlessly reminds us -- then Wednesday night's edition of Lexus Jazz at the Bowl was an undoubted success. It was precisely…
William A. Sutman has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of Universal Studios, company prexy and chief operating officer Ron Meyer announced Thursday.
Seven years after his Oscar-winning "Indochine," French helmer Regis Wargnier returns to the field of large-scale romantic melodrama with "East-West," to mixed results. The story of a young couple…
Country singer Dolly Parton has paid low six figures out of pocket for "The Jew Store," Stella Suberman's family memoir about growing up Jewish in small-town Tennessee during the first half of the…
A high-water mark in the burgeoning subgenre of Product Placement Cinema, "Detroit Rock City" not only functions well as a 95-minute commercial for the soundtrack (starring never-say-die rockers…
MGM will see if the grass is indeed greener with tyro scribe Jennifer Robinson's spec "Married and Single," which the studio has purchased for low- against mid-six figures.
Paul Walker, whose acting credits include this year's back-to-back teen hits "Varsity Blues" and "She's All That," is close to a deal to star in New Regency's youth-oriented thriller "Squelch."
DVD sales of "Armageddon" have hit a snag in Japan because of a technical problem that causes the picture to freeze in some DVD players.
Tai Entertainment's "Nang Nak," is poised to soar past "Titanic" as the biggest film grosser in Thai history.