Julian Stone's poker-playing comedy "Follow the Bitch," which won the audience award at the Palm Springs Film Festival, has been anted up for domestic distribution by Gotham start-up Gurney Releasing.
The $14.3 million opening gambit of Polygram Film's "The Game" led the top 60 films to a $53.7 million weekend total.
In a frantically busy weekend frame overseas, "Men in Black" notched stupendous preems in Germany, Austria and Australia, "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" cume topped $300 million, and "Face/Off"…
Universal Pictures has outbid the field for rookie scribe Geoff Rodkey's sports comedy spec script "Dave the Ox," with a mid-six-figure buy, sources said Monday.
In a move to help her sharpen focus on community outreach and education, Kathleen Milnes has ankled her MPAA post to become Los Angeles' film office Entertainment Industry Development Corp.'s senior…
Australian international distrib Beyond Films has snared all world rights outside of North America to Vancouver-based writer-director Mina Shum's "Drive, She Said," which had its world preem at the…
A frustrated MPAA topper Jack Valenti said Friday that the time has come for music publishers and religious broadcasters to settle their differences and allow Congress to move forward with a proposal…
Her surname almost isn't good enough to illustrate her talents, according to some casting directors, who feel this 16-year-old is earmarked for stardom.
For every Jodie Foster and Ron Howard --- former child actors who later became major adult players in the movie business --- there are hundreds of talented kids who get little more than their…
Billy Connolly will emcee BAFTA's seventh annual Britannia Awards, with Barry Levinson signing on to present the nod to Dustin Hoffman at the Sept. 24 ceremonies.
With the FCC's mandate for more educational and family programming on network TV, and the last decade's cable TV boom, it isn't only programming for children that has become more popular in Hollywood.