Fifty of the industry's most coveted statuettes were born Thursday in Chicago, when R.S. Owens and Co. -- which has been manufacturing the individual Oscar awards since 1983 -- casts, spins…
Jim Gillespie, who directed the sleeper horror hit "I Know What You Did Last Summer," has formalized his directing plans for next summer.
MGM was concerned chiefly with two subjects during 1997: stocks and Bonds.
Polygram Films has won the rights to distribute Lakeshore Entertainment's thriller "Arlington Road," starring Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins and Joan Cusack, which begins shooting this month.
In 1997, New Line Cinema began to see the light after a difficult '96. No blockbusters blossomed. But even while seeking to spin off from new parent Time Warner, New Line shook off its blues and…
Peter Bart, vice president and editor-in-chief of Variety and Daily Variety, will give the keynote address Jan. 31 at the 22nd annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium.
The Miami Film Festival will host the U.S. premieres of five films as its 15th edition rolls out between Jan. 30 and Feb. 8, kicking off with Bigas Luna's "The Chambermaid and the Titanic."
Producer Brian Grazer, who helped bring hits like "Liar Liar," "Ransom" and "The Nutty Professor" to screens everywhere, will receive the Publicists Guild of America's Showmanship Award on March 20.
EXCLUSIVEGregory Prods., the Mississippi-based indie responsible for the "The Spitfire Grill," has hired song and screen scribe Alice Randall to adapt its next film proj-ect, "The Best of Enemies."…
EXCLUSIVEBurt Reynolds, making a big splash in "Boogie Nights," and Colm Meaney, freshly full of "Con Air," are in final talks to join David E. Kelley's "Mystery Alaska" at Hollywood Pictures…