TedHowells ascended to the chief financial officer job at Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., as the Culver City company continues the shuffle in its corner offices.
In rapid succession, New Line has scored three movie properties peppered with the kind of A-level talent previously reserved for the major studios.
The feature film bow of African-American director Ayoka Chenzira is woman's coming-of-age film with a few new twists. "Alma's Rainbow" describes a black girl growing up in Brooklyn with radically…
Displaying a new enthusiasm for British films, United Intl. Pictures has picked up Ken Loach's latest opus, "Ladybird, Ladybird," for distribution in the U.K. This will be the first Loach movie to be…
Jay Craven's Caledonia Pictures may suddenly find itself looking for product.
Marc Sternberg, an exec on such pix as "The Last Boy Scout,""Defending Your Life" and "CB4," has moved from Alphaville to take a senior veep of production slot at Daybreak Prods. on the Universal lot.
Blythe Danner, Frank Whaley, Sheryl Lee, Bruce Davison and Danny Nucci have been set for Skyline Entertainment's "Homage," which will begin filming mid-May on New Mexico locations.
Laura Thielen, program director of the San Francisco Intl. Film Festival, seemed to be gently lowering expectations this week when she said, "More than ever, this festival is not about familiar…
Come June, Japanese moviegoers will be seeing double as Shochiku, one of Japan's major film studios, simultaneously releases two versions of the same movie with the same leading actors.