Miramax Films -- which scored big in the U.S. with Italy's "Il Postino" (The Postman) and Japan's "Shall We Dance?" -- is betting it will have the same luck releasing German-language films Stateside.
Revisiting themes and a primary character from "The Cocktail Hour," A.R. Gurney succumbs to his own form of sequelitis in "Labor Day," which is ironic, since the play spends some time skewering the…
Buena Vista Intl. confirmed Tuesday that Alan Finney will sign on in May as VP and managing director of BVI's upstart Australian and New Zealand distribution company (Daily Variety, Feb. 17).
EXCLUSIVEThe "Godzilla" team of Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich have closed a lucrative three-year deal at Sony Pictures Entertainment that will allow them to write, direct and produce a slate of…
Sales and distribution outfit Trident Releasing has picked up international rights to the drama "The Unknown Cyclist," starring Lea Thompson, Danny Nucci, Vincent Spano, Stephen Spinella and Lainie…
EXCLUSIVEAlthough the release of Paramount's "Rugrats" feature is still nine months away, Par, Nickelodeon Movies and animation house Klasky Csupo have already begun developing a sequel to the…
Barely one month after shifting their Lion Rock Prods. from Fox to Sony, director John Woo and producer Terence Chang have picked up their first pitch, the action-adventure "Spoils of War" from…
Documentary filmmakers, conscientious souls who generally shy from glamour, got a moment's limelight Tuesday as the Directors Guild of America announced nominations for outstanding achievement in…
The life of boxing legend Sonny Liston will be the subject of a biopic Warner Bros. has put into development with producers Addis-Wechsler & Associates, Way-Out Pictures and John Herzfeld Prods.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has pulled out of the $27 million actioner "Wing Commander," but 20th Century Fox has stepped in and vacuumed up all of SPE's territories.
Kentaro Seagal, Tommy Hilfiger clothing model and son of action star Steven Seagal, has embarked on an acting career, inking a five-picture, seven-figure deal with 1st Miracle Pictures, the company…
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