Vidiots hosts a discussion at 7 p.m. June 6 with screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, coinciding with the June 3 vid release of “The People vs. Larry Flynt.” * * * Chris O’Donnell…
Andrew Kevin Walker, who scripted the box office hit "Seven," has just sold his next spec, the dark and edgy "8 Millimeter" to Columbia Pictures for what sources said was $750,000 against $1.25…
Mike Leigh has been awarded $3.3 million from the Arts Council's Greenlight Fund to help finance his ambitious $22 million project woven around the lives of Victorian composers Gilbert & Sullivan.
Oscar-winning producer Saul Zaentz has been selected to receive the Albert R. Broccoli Award of Excellence at this year's Cinema Expo Intl. Convention in Amsterdam.
Europe finds itself in the midst of a majors invasion. At the 50th Cannes Film Festival, the studios sent firm but deliberately understated signals of their fervent attempts to become important…
Up-and-coming British producer Robert Jones has signed a three-year first-look deal with Polygram Filmed Entertainment.
In another last-minute summer schedule change, Sony Pictures Releasing has pushed up the release of its Julia Roberts starrer "My Best Friend's Wedding" from June 27 to June 20.
Films by Jove, a Los Angeles-based production company that has focused on the restoration of its 1,200-title library of pics produced in the former Soviet Union, has added a foreign sales division.
Featuring a heavy concentration of U.S. indie features as well as a special tribute to Britain's Channel Four Television, the S.F. Intl. Lesbian & Gay Film Festival announced its 21st annual program…
Michael Douglas and Steve Reuther, whose company produced Paramount Pictures' "The Ghost and the Darkness" and the studio's summer offering "Face/Off," starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, are…
Westminster City Council has officially confirmed its ban on David Cronenberg's "Crash," which means the sex 'n' wrecks movie cannot be screened in London's West End cinemas.