Irish director Neil Jordan is moving to Columbia Pictures for his next movie, an adaptation of Graham Greene's novel "The End of the Affair."
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
Looking for a bigger home to accommodate its expansion plans, indie pic and television producer PM Entertainment plans to more than double its production facilities in Sun Valley.
If a big Hollywood production approached the newly formed Rome Film Commission and asked to set up cameras in the Colosseum, would they be laughed out of town?
Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. (FFC) has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
Anne Heche will star opposite Vince Vaughn in the romantic drama "Force Majeure," which Joseph Ruben ("Money Train") will helm for Propaganda Films.
Controlled, sensitive performances and easy chemistry between leads Robin Tunney and Henry Thomas make "Niagara Niagara" a reasonably satisfying addition to the extensive canon of melancholy dramas…
For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
The American Film Marketing Assn. has narrowed its search to three finalists to succeed retiring prexy Jonas Rosenfield, officials announced Wednesday.
By once again centering on the discrepancy between an individual's search for truth and official story, as it is constructed and enforced by power elites in totalitarian regimes, John Sayles' "Men…