DreamWorks has mined David Fuller's action comedy spec script "Diamond Head" in a mid-six-figure deal for Karen Spiegel to produce, sources said Friday.
IN THE HEAT:
The A list of execs and artists from film, TV and music attended the Neil Bogart Memorial Fund's dinner honoring record producer David Foster.
Alook at the darker side of the golden pre--World War II Hollywood era, "Stand-Ins" is a fairly engaging drama set in the less-than-glamorous world of stand-in actresses desperate to hit the big…
Clarence Williams III will dive into Laurence Fishburne's vacated slot in Fine Line Features' "The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean," sources said Friday.
The Oceanside headquarters of CinemaStar Luxury Theaters Inc. are popping with activity: there's a new VP-chief financial officer; it has launched its first international foray; and it is struggling…
The plot hangs on a thread, its characters are neither interesting nor particularly likable, and the acting can best be described as tentative. "Sex in Advertising" by Margaret Elman is structured…
Arguing in part that local lensing of action pics could significantly be affected, a group of firearms dealers has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, seeking to overturn an ordinance…
This pleasant, accessible family drama is intermittently engaging, but doesn't stick to its own narrative ground rules, so there's not much payoff at the end. Things start out as seen through eyes of…
There's a fresh and anarchic feel to the street-punk drama "Made in Hong Kong" that makes the similarly themed "Young and Dangerous" series look positively middle-aged. Despite jumping the rails in…
Amiable latenight trash features name actors --- led by a game Dennis Hopper --- in a rollicking spoof of both sci-fi and "They Drive by Night" genres. The blend doesn't always work, but cast has…