Tensions between the European and American film industries were very much in evidence Thursday at a conference at the Hotel des Bains, sponsored by Italian TV net RAI.
Fire Down Below" is typical action fare for martial arts star Steven Seagal and, in his limited oeuvre, one of the more entertaining efforts. But the genre is pedestrian, and Seagal makes no new…
Universal Pictures has beamed in Michael Cooney's pitch "Earth Dick" for a low six-figure to mid-six-figure pricetag, sources said Thursday.
Singers Randy Travis and Meat Loaf have inked to star opposite Kevin Sorbo in "Black Dog" at Universal from Prelude Pictures and Raffaella Prods.
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
Village Roadshow Pictures Australia, the film and TV production arm of the entertainment and leisure conglom, has been restructured with the naming of Michael Lake to the new post of managing…
If a big Hollywood production approached the newly formed Rome Film Commission and asked to set up cameras in the Colosseum, would they be laughed out of town?
Looking for a bigger home to accommodate its expansion plans, indie pic and television producer PM Entertainment plans to more than double its production facilities in Sun Valley.
Anne Heche will star opposite Vince Vaughn in the romantic drama "Force Majeure," which Joseph Ruben ("Money Train") will helm for Propaganda Films.
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. (FFC) has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
Viacom's Canadian exhibitor Famous Players Ltd. finally broke ground Wednesday for its future flagship megaplex in Toronto after the development cleared regulatory hurdles at City Hall.