Carroll O'Connor has inked an exclusive development deal with the USA Network to direct, produce and portray himself in "The Carroll O'Connor Story," which will chronicle the actor's relationship…
Some 51 projects ranging in length from two to 30 minutes have been selected for the inaugural Shorts Intl. Film Festival, which will take place Nov. 5-6 at the Sony Lincoln Square Theater in…
Citing a shortage of studio space on its lot, 20th Century Fox has inked a five-year lease in the soon-to-be-built Manhattan Beach Studios.
Miramax Films has pulled off a spectacular British coup by forming a partnership with Channel 4's David Aukin and Colin Leventhal and former Miramax exec Trea Hoving to launch a major U.K. film…
Human culture and insect culture duel to the death in "Starship Troopers," a spectacularly gung ho sci-fi epic that delivers two hours of good, nasty fun. The scope and abundance of the special…
As studios tighten the squeeze on independent producers, indie lensers should continue to shy away from low-budget genres and push the limits of creativity, according producer-director Roger Corman.
Those old faithfuls "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "The Full Monty," "My Best Friend's Wedding" and "Air Force One" kept pay windows busy at cinemas overseas last weekend, while several new entries…
New Line's "Boogie Nights" continued to dominate the exclusives roster. Paul Thomas Anderson's tour of the 1970s porn industry bared $357,272 on 13 stages in New York and Los Angeles.
Three newcomers offered little competition to the weekend's top-10 holdovers, which all enjoyed drop-offs of 31% or less from last weekend.
Miramax Intl. has paid $300,000 for theatrical and homevideo rights to Paul Greengrass' "Theory of Flight" in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Donner/Schuler-Donner, allied with sophomore writer Scott Abbott ("Walter Winchell"), has sold Touchstone on a pitch for a dramatic thriller loosely based on "The Count of Monte Cristo," Alexandre…