Kayo Hatta, who helmed the Miramax release "Picture Bride," has signed to direct the action thriller "Shadow Puppets" for Chrome Dragon Films.
Mike Medavoy, industry veteran and currently chairman of Phoenix Pictures, will be given the UCLA Alumni Assn. Professional Achievement Award at a ceremony May 31 on the school's campus in the UCLA…
Newcomers Paul Walker and Steve Van Wormer have inked as the fraternal twin leads opposite Dennis Hopper in "Meet the Deedles" for Disney, sources said Wednesday.
Two of France's entertainment heavyweights, pay TV giant Canal Plus and Pathe, have teamed to establish a European film distribution network. It's the latest step by both groups to establish a…
When spotting the prehistoric dinos in "The Lost World," the scientists can't believe their eyes. Readers should be equally incredulous when it comes to the media frenzy surrounding the pic's mammoth…
Oliver Parker, who last directed "Othello" from his own adaptation, has been set to helm Interscope's and Spelling Films' "Imagining Argentina," sources said.
Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. have come to a resolve concerning the Nicolas Cage debacle involving his commitment to Par's "Snake Eyes" and Warner Bros.' "Superman."
Bob Cooper, former president of TriStar Pictures, has become head of production at DreamWorks, reporting to company principal Steven Spielberg and Walter Parkes. It was anticipated that Cooper, who…
Imagex of Halifax and London-based Metrodome have begun lensing in Halifax on "Writer's Block," a Canadian-British co-production toplining "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer.
Paul Almond, exec VP of production and acquisitions for Live Entertainment, has left the company "to pursue other interests," according to a Live spokesman.
An L.A. Superior Court judge let stand last month's $9.8 million jury award to producer-director Ron Shelton over profits to 20th Century Fox's "White Men Can't Jump" and denied the studio's request…