As Mifed moved to its halfway point Tuesday, the pace of sales picked up and anticipation started to build among U.S. buyers involved in imminent North American deals on three pics: John Boorman's…
Scripter Bayard Johnson's name was misspelled in Tuesday's story about Warner Bros. picking up "Tarzan and the Lost City" for North American distribution.
Liev Schreiber and Nina Siemaszko have joined the cast of TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," now shooting in Poland.
Strand Releasing, the Santa Monica-based specialized film company, has hired Gail Blumenthal in the new position of vice president of distribution.
Peter Facinelli will star in the Columbia film "The Party" and the indie film "Shepherd." The actor moves up to lead status after co-starring in "Telling You" with Jennifer Love Hewitt, and in "Touch…
George Wendt has been cast in "Outside Providence," opposite Alec Baldwin and Shawn Hatosy. Newcomer Amy Smart also is close to a deal to join the Michael Corrente-helmed coming-of-age pic, which…
The Halloween movie season gets underway with a screening of a rare new 35mm print of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" that highlights the Orpheum Theatre's third annual "Spook-a-thon '97" horror film…
Catching a movie probably won't be high on the agenda when Chinese President Jiang Zemin arrives Sunday in Washington to meet with President Clinton.
Director John Dahl has shuffled his dance card at Miramax. A plan to direct Michael Keaton in the film "Blackout" has been postponed, and instead Dahl will direct Matt Damon in "Rounders," a film to…
Filmmakers from Columbia University's graduate film division, which has been steadily gaining recognition as a training ground for independent auteurs, will screen nine short films in a one-night…
Gotham-based production company Redeemable Features has formed a strategic alliance with veteran publicist Cara White to act as producers' reps and sales agents for independent films.