Putting another audacious romantic comedy into the Farrelly Bros.' crafty little hands, 20th Century Fox has acquired Peter Gaulke & Gerry Swallow's comedy spec "Say It Isn't So" for "Something About…
For the 22nd consecutive year, Michael B. Seligman will be associate producer for the Academy Awards telecast. Seligman’s credits as a supervising producer include “Christopher Reeve: A Celebration…
Less than two weeks after the Cuban missile crisis project found its new home, director Phil Alden Robinson has dropped out of the Beacon Communications/Sony Pictures co-production "13 Days."
As the 10th anniversary edition of the Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival wrapped on Sunday the annual unspoolings in the desert once again provided an ambitious programming lineup, including 32…
Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. and Buena Vista Intl. have appointed two key executives in their Colombia and Mexico joint ventures.
Hot off the critically acclaimed "Elizabeth," Indian director Shekhar Kapur has made a deal with Warner Bros. and Bel Air Entertainment to make "Steinbeck's Point of View" his next directing…
Paramount and MTV Films' high school football comedy "Varsity Blues" broke through a crowded field to lead the league with a projected $14.3 million for the first three days of the four-day Martin…
UCLA's Film and Television Archive will screen two films, the Academy Award-nominated "Colors Straight Up" as well as "John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk," as part of the school's…
Brussels opens its fourth competitive film fest Wednesday with a new, improved location and a top-notch guest of honor -- revered Polish helmer Andrej Wajda -- whose presence will do much to lend the…
Peter Care, the Brit shooter behind music videos for such acts as R.E.M. and Bruce Springsteen, is in negotiations to direct the Danny DeVito starrer "Stretch Armstrong" for Disney.
Unapix Entertainment CEO David Fox is stepping down from his position to pursue other interests and will be replaced by Herbert Pearlman, currently chairman of the company's board of directors.