Ending weeks of speculation, film and TV producer-distrib the Becker Group confirmed late Tuesday it had acquired the Dendy arthouse film exhibition and distribution group, this despite emphatic…
R “Cop Land” (Miramax): “for violence, strong language and brief nudity.” “Homegrown” (Trimark): “for pervasive drug content, language, some violence and sexuality.” “Intimate Secrets” (New Way…
Almost every Wall Street investment bank is awaiting a call from MGM chairman Frank Mancuso to say who has been picked to arrange Leo's expected public stock offering.
Larry Gross has signed to write the thriller feature "Graduation Day" for Castle Rock Entertainment from an idea by William Stuart, the studio announced Tuesday.
As described in a lengthy but absorbing opening monologue by Steve Bean, young drama student Steve Levy (his earlier self) did not waste his time during his two-year stay at Pittsburgh's prestigious…
Jude Law and Rachel Weisz will star in "The Wisdom of Crocodiles," a contemporary romantic thriller to be directed by Hong Kong helmer Po-Chih Leong.
"The Hanging Garden," a feature film debut for Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald, will open the Perspective Canada program Sept. 5 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
What's reputed to be the world's largest stockpile of stock film and video footage has been created with the acquisition Tuesday by Getty Communications' Fabulous Footage division of Energy Film…
Warner Bros. picked up the pitch "Heart and Soul," described as a "Pygmalion" for the '90s set in the music world, for producer Jerry Weintraub for what sources said was low- to mid-six figures.
An amusing if narrowly focused document, "Weed" looks at the eighth annual Cannabis Cup & Hemp Expo, a pot enthusiast's convention held in Amsterdam. Straight-up examination doesn't fully milk…
Veteran British producer Simon Relph is developing plans to create an Ealing-style film studio in the heart of rural England.