Screenwriter David McKenna has been hired by Warner Bros. to script a remake of "Get Carter," a 1971 MGM gangster film which starred Michael Caine and Britt Ekland, according to sources involved in…
The lunchtime crowd at Ago --- the new Melrose Avenue restaurant at the site of the former Cicada --- got to watch a Wednesday lunchtime broil between "Natural Born Killers" original screenwriter…
After nearly 30 years in the film business, Marcia Nasatir is ankling her post as executive VP of Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures to pen a non-fiction book about her time in Hollywood for Newmarket…
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned scribe Scott Sommer's futuristic action pitch "Retrograde" for low against mid-six figures.
Legendary film composer Alfred Newman (1901-70), a pioneering force in Hollywood music, is the subject of an independent documentary about his life and work.
Prague Film Enterprises is crying foul after Polish director Wiktor Grodecki allegedly snatched five copies of his own first feature film, "Mandragora," canceled the its skedded premiere and arranged…
Thanksgiving is still a month away, but the exhibitors gathered at the 13th annual ShowEast convention are already counting their blessings.
Noah Wyle is set to star as a Third Reich mastermind in the Euro co-production "The Populist," to be directed by Ted Kotcheff from a script by Oscar-winning "Gandhi" scribe John Briley.
Irene Jacob, Rob Morrow and John Hurt will topline "Magic," the first pic on a slate that producer Harris Tulchin is shopping around Mifed.
Officially Mifed still has two days to run, but in reality the serious trading ended Wednesday as the big buyers prepared to leave town and the leading sales companies hustled to close their final…
Strand Releasing, the Santa Monica-based specialized film company, has hired Gail Blumenthal in the new position of vice president of distribution.
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