Jonathan Kaplan is set to take the helm of "Brokedown Palace" for Fox 2000 and producer Adam Fields. Kaplan replaces Carl Franklin who quit the project in June over casting differences with 20th…
BMG Independents has acquired North American rights to Jill Sprecher's feature debut, "Clockwatchers," from Goldcrest Films Intl.
Continuing the steady climb in trading that has marked recent editions of Mifed, organizers of the Milan-based international film, TV and multimedia market have announced a further increase in films…
Iranian writer-director Majid Majida took home the most prestigious hardware Tuesday night at the closing awards ceremony at the Montreal World Film Festival, winning the top prize, the Grand Prix of…
Despite the allure of virtual round-the-clock television coverage of Princess Diana's death, a sizable number of American viewers managed to break away and make it to the local bijou.
Fox Searchlight's "The Full Monty" continued to strut its stuff on top of the exclusives roster. Peter Cattaneo's comedy about steelworkers-cum-strippers revealed a brawny $202,122 in six nightclubs…
It looks increasingly as though Carolco, the Sequel, will become a reality. Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna, the former partners in the high-flying indie, have been in intense discussions in Budapest…
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has hired Laura Hopper and Denise Stewart as vice presidents in the production and management company's motion picture division.
French television network TF1 has acquired one of the last sizable film catalogs still available by purchasing Les Films Ariane's 300-pic library.
Salma Hayek has agreed to join Mike Myers, Ryan Phillippe, Neve Campbell, Sela Ward, Breckin Meyer and Heather Matarazzo in the ensemble cast of "54," the Miramax movie about the famed Gotham disco…
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. distributed $300,000 in donations Aug. 27 at its annual installment honoring its new slate of officers and board members. The Beverly Hills event was moderated by…