Two very large black clouds are hovering over this year's Cairo Intl. Film Festival (Dec. 1-14).
Paramount Pictures has picked up Christopher Darling's sci-fi pitch "Flight Distance" for Robert Cort and David Madden to produce, sources said.
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Producers David Permut, Silvio Muraglia, Chris Taaffe and Daniel Sladek have optioned the feature rights to Leroy Aarons' non-fiction tale "Prayers for Bobby."
Towering performance by Matt Damon in the lead, and a superlative ensemble headed by a terrific Robin Williams, elevate "Good Will Hunting," Gus Van Sant's emotionally involving psychological drama…
Co-producer, Petv Miskolzi.
Richard Paradis has been named president of the Canadian Assn. of Film Distributors and Exporters.
Buena Vista's Robin Williams starrer "Flubber" demonstrated the most bounce-per-ounce among Turkey Day contenders, sailing to an estimated $36.4 million over the five-day weekend.
Taped at Bovard Hall, USC, Los Angeles, by Schaen Prods. and Meadowlane Enterprises for American Program Service. Executive producers, Lionel Schaen, Steve Allen, Bill Allen; producer, Schaen…
The 35th Gijon Intl. Film Festival, which closed Saturday, further reinforced its position as Spain's premier showcase for low-budget, edgy indie pics.