"Last of the Dog Men," the most recent effort from "Stargate" and "Universal Soldier" producer Joel B. Michaels, has signed Barbara Hershey to co-star with Tom Berenger and will begin lensing next…
President Carlos Menem's office Wednesday shrugged off charges that he snubbed Jewish groups when he failed to attend the Argentine opening of Steven Spielberg's Holocaust epic, "Schindler's List."
Bernadette Peters will sing and perform the opening number on the 66th Academy Awards show, which will be broadcast by ABC live at 6 p.m. March 21 from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. It will be…
John G. Thomas' "Healer," which received its world premiere as the opener of the ninth Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, is a slim, poorly written message movie about the transformation of an…
Fine Line Features has grabbed North American rights to Nanni Moretti's "Caro Diario" (Dear Diary), an Italian first-person comedy echoing the style of Woody Allen.
As a comic spin on the action/heist genre, "Handgun" resembles a cross between Hal Hartley's "Simple Men" and Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs." Whitney Ransick's low-budget feature directorial…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment, a unit of the Dutch media giant, has bought Movies Films Prods., the Benelux indie distrib and producer, for an undisclosed sum.
Bad pun intended, MGM/UA is handing out T-shirts at ShoWest here emblazoned with the proclamation "This Time We're Not Lion." Yow!
From the moment exhibitors entered the New Line/Fine Line-sponsored luncheon Tuesday at Bally's, multiple screens adorned with the leering mug of comic Jim Carrey as the zoot-suited lead in "The…
With less than two weeks to go before the 66th Academy Awards, a record number of Oscar nominees gathered for the annual feel-good luncheon, class portrait, pep talk and all-around schmooze-fest.
New Line Cinema, Black Entertainment Television and Reebok have announced co-sponsorship of a slam dunk basketball contest for inner city kids, keyed to the release of the hoops pic "Above the Rim."