Franchise Pictures has inked a first-look deal with producer Howard Baldwin and closed a pact with major Japanese distributor Nippon Herald for a trio of pics.
Marta Meszaros' semi-autobiographical "diary" series closes with a whimper rather than a bang with the prequel "Little Vilma: The Last Diary." Clumsily dialogued and often stiffly staged pic gives no…
Shooting Star Prods.' "Little Crumb" (Kruimeltje), a story about a Dutch street kid whose father has gone to America, is angling to rack up a record high gross for children's pics in Holland.
Screenplay, Laszlo Bernat Czeto, Erika Ozsda, Sas. Camera (color), Gergely Poharnok; editor, Klara Major; music, Pierrot. Reviewed at Hungarian Film Week, Budapest, Feb. 5, 2000. Original title…
ABC's mini on Southern California's first significant rock 'n' roll export features promos that emphasize the torturous family life of the Wilson brothers, as if this were a never-told story. The…
Artisan Entertainment has attracted Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter to co-star in "Novocaine" opposite Steve Martin. Summit Entertainment, where Artisan has an output deal, is handling foreign…
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MGM has bested several studios for "Barber Shop," a low-budget spec script comedy that's described as "Car Wash" set in a Compton barber shop.
"Being John Malkovich" and "The Matrix" received top editing honors Sunday at the American Cinema Editors' 50th annual ACE Eddie Awards.
Set in 1902, a crucial time in the history of the city then called Peking, when there was strong opposition to Western influence, "Shadow Magic" is a mildly engaging yarn about the exciting but…
Richard Harris and Lynn Redgrave are in negotiations to star in Overseas Filmgroup's "My Kingdom," which the company is pre-selling at AFM and plans to put into production in May.