In his first deal since ankling his post as chairman of the Walt Disney Co. in January, Joe Roth has signed Julia Roberts to a multiyear pact with his as-yet unnamed company.
Brazil's first annual Great Cinema Awards were dominated by Carlos Diegues' "Orfeu" and "The First Day" from Daniela Thomas and Walter Salles.
German video distributor Pro-Fun Media is expanding its operations to include theatrical releases, forming a strategic partnership with Berlin distrib GM Films.
Steve Oedekerk, the comic writer behind such pics as "The Nutty Professor," will be making the rounds at next week's AFM with a trio of films in various stages of development, all budgeted in the $10…
Sony-based Centropolis Entertainment has paid six figures for the rights to Elizabeth Gilbert's forthcoming GQ article "The Sting," about the real-life experiences of indie film producer George…
Hollywood has seen plenty of hack work over the years, but an incident this week raised the hackles of Oscar's caretakers.
San Francisco casts a formidible shadow, one long enough to make South Bay residents feel themselves cast into the cultural shade. So it struck many as naive -- even a tad silly -- when executive…
DTS), Kirk Francis; supervising sound editors, Dennis Drummond, David Giammarco; associate producer, Lisa Grundy; assistant director, Douglas C. Metzger; casting, Mali Finn. Reviewed at Paramount…
Onstage, the documentary qualities of Anna Deavere Smith's solo performances -- she interviews diverse personalities, then "cuts" between their edited comments -- can be compellingly virtuosic and…
Deep pockets. Flashy logos. High-powered execs. For a startup indie, what's wrong with this picture? As USA Films -- the amalgam of Gramercy, October, Polygram and certain properties of Propaganda…
You would think that a TV movie version of Daniel Keyes' popular novel "Flowers for Algernon" would have a hard time living up to the memory of "Charly," the hard-hitting 1968 version of the story…
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