A trio of companies in Tuscany owned by legendary Italian film producer Carlo Ponti were declared bankrupt last week by a Pisa tribunal court. The decision came as a surprise following a recent offer…
Miramax Films' "Cop Land," the second feature film by "Heavy" director James Mangold, which stars Sylvester Stallone, is undergoing significant reshoots, sources say.
Kathleen Quinlan, currently starring opposite Kurt Russell in the hit "Breakdown," has been cast to star opposite Billy Crystal in the Michael Lehmann-helmed comedy "My Giant" for Castle Rock…
The London Suede (El Rey Theatre; 900 capacity; $ 15.50) Presented by Goldenvoice and Philip Blaine. Band: Brett Anderson, Mat Osman, Simon Gilbert, Richard Oakes, Neil Codling. Reviewed May 21…
"The Fifth Element" continued on a tear last week, but some of the other films launched at Cannes had underwhelming debuts, while the European B.O. generally was flattened by brilliant summer weather.
The filmmaker forever identified --- both affectionately and derisively --- with apple-pie Americana gets a superb re-evaluation in "Frank Capra's American Dream." Fascinating docu is playing select…
After coming up with his most successful comic creation since "Wayne's World" in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," Mike Myers has accepted a new challenge: playing a dramatic role.
Arnold Kopelson and Anne Kopelson, the husband-and-wife producing tandem responsible for producing such films as "Platoon," "Seven" and "The Fugitive," have been inducted into Variety's Showbiz Expo…
The Film Information Council has given "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" its excellence in film marketing award for April.
Focus Media Inc. will handle media buying for DreamWorks’ theatrical releases. Focus Media, based in Santa Monica, also handles media placement for Sears and U.S. Robotics. Focus developed “Sears…