Universal has purchased the comic pitch "Sticky Fingers" to star Orlando Jones. Brett Ratner and his Rat Entertainment label will produce and Ratner may direct.
U.K. cinema admissions dropped 17.5% in April to 2.34 million, continuing a slump that has lasted for over a year.
The Australian Film Commission (AFC) has tapped Kim Dalton, acquisitions and development manager for Oz producer-distrib Beyond Intl., as its new chief executive.
What do Miramax's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's "An Ideal Husband" and "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" have in common? Both will unspool digitally in New York and Los Angeles beginning…
Christabel Albery has resigned as head of the London Film Commission, which she founded five years ago.
Ben Stiller will don a tri-cornered hat to direct the Revolutionary comedy "The Making of the President, 1789" for New Line Cinema with John Cleese attached to star.
Since lensing in Tibet was forbidden to his production, the Tibetan scenery in Jean-Jacques Annaud's Brad Pitt starrer "Seven Years in Tibet" was as authentic as the Matterhorn at Disneyland, right?
Bigger isn't necessarily better for "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," the follow-up to the 1997 sleeper. Expanded in every aspect save inspiration, co-writer/star Mike Myers' vehicle tickles…
Studio executives and even many exhibitors were surprised Tuesday by President Clinton's announcement that the National Assn. of Theatre Owners plans to beef up its movie ratings.
Never say never in Hollywood. After passing on the project a little over a week ago, Cuba Gooding Jr. is back on Fox 2000's "Navy Diver," the soph outing for "Soul Food" director George Tillman and…