Director Eric Kripke has been signed to helm MGM's teen comedy with a dark twist, "Munchies."
In a sluggish spec script market, New Line Cinema has ponied up a startling $1 million against $2 million for the role-reversal comedy "Just Like a Woman."
U.S. distrib Stratosphere Entertainment is joining forces with London-based sales company Capitol Films and BBC Films to finance "My Boy Jack" from Brian Eastman's Carnival Films.
Warner Bros. will combine its feature and TV animation divisions under one roof in Sherman Oaks, giving WB TV Animation prexy Jean MacCurdy expanded responsibilities for overseeing the physical…
In an effort to strengthen its ties to the film industry, insurance conglom Near North National Group has tapped Roger Torneden as CEO of its newly created Western operations division.
More than 1,500 guests turned out for the third annual Acapulco Black Film Festival, to see host Robert Townsend present the director award to F. Gary Gray, and the best black film award to Gray's…
Matt Dillon will star opposite Liv Tyler in “One Night at McCool's” for Michael Douglas' Further Films under its deal with USA Films. Harald Zwart directs the sexy tale of different men's…
Five months after settling out of its partnership with now-defunct Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Tom Pollock and Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Co. has re-emerged with a new deal at DreamWorks.
Winner of top honors at the 1999 Houston fest, "Catfish in Black Bean Sauce" is a tasty but insubstantial dish that likely will appear on homevideo and pay cable menus. The debut effort of…
Highly-charged debuts by "The Matrix," the "Star Wars" prequel, "Notting Hill" and "The Mummy" electrified a big slice of the overseas B.O. world last weekend, but biz remained flat in Japan, France…