The Cannes festival proved to be a terrific launching pad for "The Fifth Element," which had a record-busting debut in France and impressive bows in Belgium and Switzerland.
Filmline Intl. is set to shoot the $20 million Marlon Brando starrer "Free Money" in Montreal at the end of July, and Filmline prexy Nicolas Clermont is in final negotiations with other onscreen…
In a weekend when most ticket-buyers were presumably spending dough on their mothers instead of on movies, Fine Line's "Nowhere" took the top spot in another slow weekend for the New York-Los Angeles…
"One Man's Hero," a long-in-development project starring Tom Berenger and being sold overseas by Kushner-Locke Intl., will be distribbed domestically by MGM.
Los Angeles-based Sceneries Entertainment has set up the Intl. New Talent Production Fund, bringing together investors from the U.S. and Europe.
Yesterday Came Too Soon: The Dorothy Dandridge Story (Metropole Theatre; 50 seats; $ 15 top) J.H. Prods. presents a play in two acts by Jamal Williams, produced and directed by John H. Doyle…
In a mid-seven-figure deal, all U.S. rights to "Homegrown," the Stephen Gyllenhaal-directed black comedy starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Bon Jovi and Jamie Lee Curtis, have been picked up by…
The Chemical Brothers (Shrine Auditorium; 4,500 capacity; $ 18) Produced by Philip Blaine/Goldenvoice. Band: Tom Rowlands, Ed Simons. Reviewed May 10, 1997. On their first major U.S. tour, the…
Brendan Fraser, who stars as the title character in Disney's summer release "George of the Jungle," will join Sir Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave and Lolita Davidovich in an as-yet-untitled period drama…
Dustin Hoffman's Punch Prods. is readying three projects to shoot, including Tony Goldwyn's directing debut starring Anna Paquin and a John Schlesinger-helmed pic to star Hoffman, the company…