Following disappointing performances from a string of big-budget U.S. action entries that have consistently underwhelmed Italian audiences this season, the downward trend for the fall's heavyweight…
Michael Perry is a writer with Stephen Gaghan and Michael Tolkin on “Twenty Billion.” Perry’s name was omitted in the Oct. 21 story on the deal.
Ricardo Mestres, whose partnership with director John Hughes resulted in such kidpix as "101 Dalmatians" and the upcoming "Flubber," has ankled Great Oaks Entertainment to ink his own three-year…
Universal Pictures has taken vows to buy "Something Old, Something New," a spec by rookie scribes Elizabeth Dorosin and David Shaw, for a low six-figure price, with Brillstein-Grey attached to…
Spain's Valladolid fest, Seminci, wrapped its 42nd incarnation Saturday, having consolidated its reputation as Spain's "fest of fests."
Thanks largely to the amazing holding power of Sony and Mandalay's "I Know What You Did Last Summer," weekend ticket sales were off just 3% from the comparable frame last year.
While the French may traditionally have sniffed at all things English, Brit pics "The Full Monty" and "Bean" have put in excellent turns in a busy French frame against the might of UIP's "The Lost…
A much relieved James Cameron said Monday he was happy with the warm reception his megabudget movie "Titanic" got at its world premiere Saturday in Tokyo.
Universal Pictures has picked up scribe/thesp team Art Brown and Tracy Fraim's comic pitch "Disorderly Conduct" for $225,000 against $500,000, sources said.
Tommy Smothers, who has been performing on TV and onstage with his brother Dick in a partnership that has lasted nearly 40 years, has purchased the film and publishing rights to a sprawling epic poem…
Leading lights from Europe's film and TV worlds met in Brussels Monday to map out policy guidelines for future EU audiovisual policy.