Writer/director James Toback, who just wrapped Palm Pictures' "Black and White," has signed on to helm Bigel/Mailer Films and Rotholz Pictures' "Love in Paris."
Karen Hale Wookey, a script supervisor for “All the President’s Men” and “Patriot Games,” died Sept. 9 in Los Angeles of heart failure. She was 74. Wookey, the daughter of actor Alan Hale Sr. and…
Trimark Pictures has acquired video, DVD and pay per view TV rights to Good Machine's controversial arthouse pic "Happiness" for a mid-six figures.
The 49th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 10-21) will present Shirley MacLaine with a Golden Bear for Lifetime Achievement on Feb. 18 in Berlin.
Jerry Seinfeld, Tom Hanks, Garth Brooks and Barbra Streisand are among the nominees in three new "all- time favorite" movie, music and television People's Choice Awards categories, in which Internet…
After sifting through a record 850 American dramatic feature submissions, the Sundance Film Festival has selected 114 films to present at the 1999 edition of the event, which runs Jan. 21-31 in Park…
The Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has named Donna Wells as senior vice president and legal counsel.
Betty Thomas will take a seriocomic look at drug and alcohol rehab in "28 Days," which she's helming for Columbia Pictures with her partner, Jenno Topping, producing through their Tall Trees Prods.
Celebrated entertainment lawyer Arthur Groman died Tuesday of natural causes in his Beverly Hills home.
Artistic License Films has picked up "Dancemaker," Matthew Diamond's documentary about choreographer Paul Taylor.
Relieving the drought of U.S. films allowed into China, "Saving Private Ryan" is doing smash business in that vast market. Released Nov. 20 on 290 screens nationwide, Steven Spielberg's epic has…