Oscar winner Ron Bass has signed a three-year, exclusive writing deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment that will also move the scribe into new territory: producing other scripters' pics. The deal…
With reports from Nancy Tartaglione and Cecilia Zecchinelli.
French film major Gaumont has promoted Pierre-Ange Le Pogam to president of worldwide marketing and distribution. At the same time, Michel Schmidt, veteran president of international sales, is…
Mimi Leder, who directed DreamWorks' first live-action feature "The Peacemaker" and is currently in production on the company's big-budget asteroid project "Deep Impact," has signed a deal to direct…
UCLA film grad student David Straus should fit right in with the overachievers of Hollywood.
With the breach-of-contract case against John Travolta headed for trial July 14, lawyers are again asking that perennial Hollywood question: "When's a deal a deal?"
Dinosaurs. Mr. Freeze. Lava. Anaconda. Godzilla. Hades. Aliens. Mike Tyson. Watch your backs!
Like Jodie Foster's hopeful space voyager in the picture, "Contact" may not travel quite as far as it hopes to go, but the trip is worth taking nonetheless. More down-to-earth and "realistic" in its…
International exhibitors and senior distribution execs from the Hollywood studios gave Cinema Expo Intl. a resounding thumbs up on Wednesday as the sixth edition of the exhibition trade fair wound…
"A Simple Wish" is an OK kids' film with a premise that promised a lot more. Sympathetic and agreeable as far as it goes, this next-to-last production from the Bubble Factory under its Universal deal…