An 8-1/2-year legal battle between Sony Pictures Entertainment and the producer of the feature pic "Return From the River Kwai" is due to go to trial in New York federal court Monday.
Legit director Mike Ockrent has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Warner Bros. to direct feature musicals, execs said Tuesday. The British-born helmer does not have a specific project in the…
Independent producer and longtime film executive Max Youngstein, who along with four other partners purchased an ailing United Artists from Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford and turned it into a…
Three years into a production boom, Gotham is learning to live with its role as Hollywood's backlot.
Marking his first foray into film tunes, Michael Mills --- bassist for alternative rockers R.E.M. --- has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to compose the score for Fox 2000's upcoming pic "A Cool…
Jim Henson Pictures has optioned the Susan Cooper sci-fi novel "The Dark is Rising," which will be produced by Duncan Kenworthy, the company announced Tuesday. Execs expect the pic's budget to be in…
Daryl Hannah and Tim Matheson have been cast to star in "We Are Circus," the sixth and final installment in Showtime's three-film, six-part Holocaust series "Rescuers: Stories of Courage" from…
After three prolific but unprofitable years in the feature film business, Rysher Entertainment is calling it quits.
Deadline for entries for the third annual Temecula Valley Intl. Film Festival is July 31. Info: (909) 699-6267. * * * Jean Kasem has been named president of Little Miss Liberty Entertainment…
The "Fargo" team of Joel and Ethan Coen have agreed to adapt "Cuba Libre," the next novel by Elmore Leonard, sources said.
In a series of moves designed to streamline the company's operations, 12-year-old Sandollar Prods. is combining its film and TV divisions, dropping its longtime TV prexy Gail Berman into an advisory…
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