Ben Zinkin, after 24 years of representing New Line Cinema as an entertainment lawyer, has been named the company's senior VP of business affairs.
Overflowing with ideas, visual invention and genre references, but saddled by a weak, unfocused script, "Dust Devil" is a brilliant mess. Pic looks destined to become an immediate cult item, but its…
Detlev Buck's "No More Mr. Nice Guy," which opened well two weeks ago, and nationally released Sonke Wortmann's "Kleine Haie" are the front-runners for the German Film Prize.
Comedian Rodney Dangerfield will make his dramatic acting debut in Oliver Stone's "Natural Born Killers," which begins filming May 17 in Los Angeles. Dangerfield has been set as Juliette Lewis'…
Robert Greenwald and David Matalon, who recently teamed on 20th Century Fox's "Hear No Evil," have established a joint development fund, underscoring an escalating trend among indie producers to…
Ridley Scott's Paramount-based Percy Main Prods. has set Albert Finney for the lead in a new screen adaptation of Terence Rattigan's "The Browning Version." To be directed by Mike Figgis, the film…
A movie distributor who admitted bilking a Canadian film company out of more than $ 300,000 was sentenced Tuesday to more than six years in prison.
Ciby 2000, the film production house owned by French cement magnate Francis Bouygues, has merged its two international sales companies.
NEW YORK -- An exotic and erotic melodrama bearing notable literary pedigrees , "Wide Sargasso Sea" is an uneven but ultimately engrossing feature that should provide interesting counterprogramming…
Propaganda Films has hired Peter Heller as senior production exec, sources confirmed Monday. Heller was exec veepee of production for Spring Creek Prods., where he worked on the upcoming Joe Pesci…
HOUSTON -- Imagine a cross between "The Karate Kid" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and you'll know what to expect from "Sidekicks," an offbeat family-audience opus from, of all people, action…