The folks responsible for one of the most successful French films of all time are coming out of "The Closet."
Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures and Mark Canton's the Mark Canton Co. are joining forces for the third time, embarking on a co-production of the action-thriller "Six."
Charlize Theron and Judi Dench have been added to the lineup of Oscar 2000 presenters.
The wait is over. Or is it? Steven Spielberg confirmed that he will not be directing the first installment of "Harry Potter" for Warner Bros. (Daily Variety, Feb. 22), a move that opens the gates for…
German vet Volker Schlondorff makes a belated but powerful return to form with "The Legends of Rita," a dramatically gripping study of a West German '70s political terrorist who ends up in the trash…
The fourth annual Santa Monica Film Festival (Feb. 25-28) has shored up its pic slate, including the world preem of black comedy "Shoe Shine Boys," exec produced by Martin Landau.
At the American Film Market, Daily Variety will be located in suites 656-657 at the Loews Santa Monica Wednesday through March 1.
The film office for the city and county of Los Angeles will be absent this week from the Locations 2000 Global Expo in a move that shows the weight carried by the issue of runaway production. “The…
Initial Entertainment Group and Jodie Foster's Egg Pictures will team on "The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys," with IEG fully financing the $15 million-$20 million budgeted drama.
Disney has flown in and scooped up the pitch "Flight Plan" from writer Peter Dowling, his producing partner Robert DiNozzi and Imagine Entertainment for a low-six-figure sum.
German-based Intertainment has elected to co-finance "The Caveman's Valentine," starring Samuel L. Jackson, along with Jersey Shore and Franchise Pictures.