Superbly catching the warmth and feeling of Jan Struther's characters in her best-selling book of sketches, "Mrs. Miniver," Metro has created out of it a poignant story of the joys and sorrows, the…
DreamWorks has picked up a pitch from scripter Steve Levitt, who came up with a remake of the Mexican pic "El Bulto."
Samuel Goldwyn's "The Best Years of Our Lives" is one of the best pictures of our lives. It's the type of film production which belies Goldwyn's own well-publicized interview of last week that the…
"Titanic" blew everybody else out of the water. Hollywood's biggest, costliest, most effects-laden pic ever -- and the film that's raked in the most bucks at the B.O. -- also entered the Oscar record…
Lions Gate's "Love and Death on Long Island" kept its hold on the exclusives roster's top slot for the third consecutive weekend.
Munich-based film fund Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. Produktions KG (IMF) has raised DM40 million ($22 million) for the production of two U.S. pics.
Chuck Hayward, veteran stuntman and stunt coordinator, died of Hodgkin’s disease Feb. 23 at his home in North Hollywood. He was 77. Hayward was born in Nebraska in 1920 and left home at the age of 16…
In honor of Lew Wasserman's 85th birthday, Universal Studios has established a monetary gift to the UCLA Dept. of Film and Television to produce a Hollywood history docu (Daily Variety, March 16).
It was too good to last. After hauling in more than $55 million overseas for eight weeks straight, "Titanic" finally dipped last week. But its $51.7 million bounty on 6,238 screens in 52 territories…
Independent producers Stacy Codikow ("Under the Hula Moon") and Frederick Levy have purchased the rights to novelist Don De Grazia's debut effort, "American Skin."
A minor character and mood piece, "No Looking Back" reps a watchable but unexciting sidestep for writer-director-star Edward Burns after the promising "The Brothers McMullen" and the vapid "She's the…