A French company has sued De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Inc. and Carolco Pictures Inc. for allegedly selling rights to three films that had already been granted to others.
LONDON--A chilling look at state execution procedures, Missouri-style, "The Execution Protocol" looks sure to raise debate on webs tough enough to take it. Morally confrontational pic is also a…
Sheri Halfon has segued to Cary Brokaw's new Avenue Pictures as senior VP and CFO, having served as VP for finance and administration at its bankrupt predecessor, Avenue Entertainment.
Also with: Michael Kenton, Catherine Blake, Mark Kempner
Former Rogers & Cowan director of entertainment Julie Polkes has joined Miramax Films as director of West Coast and international publicity.
Voice: Francesco Carnelutti.
Former TriStar production topper Stephen Randall has been hired as president of the new, deep-pocketed development company Cinema Line Films.
LONDON--Carlos Saura's "The South" is top-flight cinematic short-story telling. Hourlong TV movie, about a Buenos Aires librarian's obsession with his family home in the south, should rate festival…
J2 Communications and a joint venture that includes director Ivan Reitman have filed separate lawsuits charging that producer Matty Simmons improperly diverted at least $ 8 million in residuals.
Brit documaker Nick Broomfield adds another quality notch to his belt with "Aileen Wuornos," a quizzical, horror-show look at the hype surrounding the so-called "world's first female serial killer,"…
Davis-Panzer Prods. Inc. is seeking at least $ 8.3 million in compensatory damages from helmer Russell Mulcahy for allegedly repudiating an agreement to direct "Highlander III: The Magician."