John Cusack is near a deal to star for director Mike Newell in "Pushing Tin," an irreverent look at air traffic controllers. The film will be cleared for takeoff shortly at Fox 2000, where Art Linson…
Cami Winikoff, who joined Trimark Pictures seven years ago as an assistant, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the indie film company.
In recognition of their efforts in advancing opportunities for women and minorities, Bruce Paltrow, John Wells and Christopher Chulack will receive the inaugural DGA Diversity Award, the Directors…
"The first four days were absolute chaos," admitted Felice Laudadio, director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival in an interview with Daily Variety.
Miramax Films has named Lorin Prince, David Kaminow and Brian Dickman vice presidents of marketing.
Controlled, sensitive performances and easy chemistry between leads Robin Tunney and Henry Thomas make "Niagara Niagara" a reasonably satisfying addition to the extensive canon of melancholy dramas…
"Strictly Ballroom" and "Children of the Revolution" producer Tristram Miall has pacted with Beyond Intl. to develop feature films that Beyond will market globally.
By once again centering on the discrepancy between an individual's search for truth and official story, as it is constructed and enforced by power elites in totalitarian regimes, John Sayles' "Men…
Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.