An environmental group opposed to the DreamWorks/Playa Vista development near Marina del Rey is set today to announce plans to file suit in federal court, charging that the project would further harm…
Director William Friedkin made another mark in showbiz last Thursday, this time on Hollywood Boulevard, where the helmer's star was unveiled on the Walk of Fame.
Bill Mechanic, chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, announced Wednesday that Fox Studios Australia --- the studio's first facility outside the U.S. --- will open next April, and he named…
Donner/Shuler Donner will produce the tentatively titled "Inside Out" for Polygram, continuing the company's efforts to lure A-list talent and big-budget pictures to its pipeline.
Kate Barker has ankled her post as exec VP of production at Universal Pictures, the studio where she has spent the last eight years.
Ann Miller will be honored with the Diversity Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, organizers of the event announced Friday.
For tens of thousands of union actors and their agents trying to make a living in this town, scanning each day's breakdowns --- the lists of that day's available acting gigs --- ranks somewhere…
The Austrian box office got off to a strong start this year. Austrians went to the movies 5,822,314 times during the first five months of 1997, a 15% increase over the same period of the previous yea
George Clooney, the dashing pediatrician of NBC's hit hospital series "ER," and his film production partner Robert Lawrence, are going forward with 12 feature pics --- seven of which they announced…
Specialized distribbery Cinepix Film Properties has formed a new genre division, Avalanche Releasing, to handle its non-arthouse fare and service deals.