Jessica Lange, Barbara Boyle and Denzel Washington will be among the honorees at the 24th annual Women in Film luncheon June 9 at the Century Plaza Hotel. The org's Crystal Awards, which recognize…
Art Linson and David Fincher's Indelible Pictures, which three months ago hung its shingle at New Line, has made its first major purchase in "Squids" from "U-571" scribe David Ayer. If the movie gets…
Jeff Lipsky's Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Christopher Livingston's comedy "Hit and Runway," winner of the best screenplay award at the 1999 Los…
Blaming rivals for flooding the market with pricey new movie screens, United Artists Theater Co. posted dismal 1999 results Thursday and disclosed it is talking with lenders about recapitalizing the…
The battle for the name "Marlene" is likely to continue, despite a court decision barring Teutonic merchandising house Trebitsch Produktion Intl. from using the moniker of late screen icon Marlene…
North Carolina is mounting its own defense against the loss of film business to Canada as state legislators this summer will introduce a bill that would give producers a 15% rebate on wages paid to…
After weeks of speculation, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth have been confirmed to co-star in "Bridget Jones' Diary," alongside Renee Zellweger (Daily Variety, April 11).
Jay Stern, who supervised development and production of New Line's hit "Rush Hour," has been promoted to executive veep at the studio.
In a move to expand and consolidate its acquisitions and co-production departments, USA Films senior veep Steven Raphael has relocated to Gotham from Los Angeles, while Peter Kalmbach and Amanda…
Casey Silver's Gone Fishin' Prods. has signed scribe Sheldon Turner to a two-picture deal worth as much as mid-six figures.