Continuing its yen for young-slanting pics, Columbia Pictures has bought a six-page treatment for an untitled ensemble comedy from husband and wife scribes Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse.
The Santa Monica Film Festival has ramped up an impressive, intensive three days of screenings and panels that will culminate Sunday with the presentation of the first Moxie! Awards.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired international distribution rights to director Mary Lambert's teen drama "Clubland," produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin ("Thelma & Louise") and Grammy-winning songwriter…
Closing on its third nominee for a foreign-language film Academy Award, Miramax Films has acquired North American rights to Jose Luis Garci's 19th century costumer "The Grandfather."
Ashok Amritraj and Elie Samaha have agreed to end their filmmaking partnership in Franchise Pictures, with Amritraj selling his interest in the company to Samaha.
Upstart film producer Alexander Jovy is planning to make a $3.5 million feature on the back of his success with the Oscar-nominated short "Holiday Romance."
The Bard brought them together in adversity, and now "Shakespeare in Love" partners Miramax and Universal will co-finance "Bounce," writer/director Don Roos' new comedy drama.
William H. Macy -- who appeared last year in "Pleasantville," "Psycho" and "A Civil Action" -- has been named ShoWest '99 supporting actor of the year.
Universal Pictures, looking to solidify its staff, has reupped president of production Stacey Snider to a new three-year deal.
"L.A. Confidential" stars Kevin Spacey and Danny DeVito will reteam in a screen version of "Hospitality Suite," a comic play about three salesmen in Wichita, Kansas, during an industrial lubricants…