At the multiplex, no one can hear you scream. Such is the case when studios try to schedule pics around Halloween, anyway. When debuts come within two days of the holiday, auds tend to shrivel up…
"The Sopranos" writer-creator David Chase has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to write and helm his first feature, an action-comedy titled "Female Suspects" for Columbia Pictures.
As the mid-November cut-off for submission of Oscar-contending foreign-language films draws closer, several European countries have made their selections, including France, which has chosen Regis…
Gary Sinyor, who directed New Line Cinema's upcoming romantic comedy "The Bachelor," has been tapped to helm another pic in the same genre for the same studio.
Surely of the 15 or so Scarlet Pimpernel adventures by Baroness Emmuska Orczy, scribe Richard Carpenter could have come up with a more entertaining and adaptable story than this plodding drama. The…
United Cinemas Intl. (UCI) will open Brazil's largest multiplex Thursday. The 18-screen plex in Rio de Janeiro features 4,600 seats and cost around $14 million.
The bald and portly fellow with the unmistakable profile might have been surprised by the attention paid to his film music Wednesday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Alfred Hitchcock was…
Scott Bakula, who currently appears in DreamWorks' "American Beauty," has been tapped to star in the indie pic "Above Suspicion," alongside Annabella Sciorra and George Dzundza.
Showtime's "The Apartment Complex" would make Rod Serling proud. Not a scarefest by any stretch but creepy enough to sustain the interest of most viewers, this nod to "The Twilight Zone" cleverly…
Abraham Polonsky, the acclaimed post-war writer and director whose career was curtailed by the Hollywood blacklist, died Tuesday at his home in Beverly Hills, apparently of heart failure. He was…
WB-based Jerry Weintraub Prods. has picked up the romantic comedy spec "Love Truck" by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore for $250,000 against $500,000.