In a move that bolsters John Hughes' shingle at Warner Bros., the "Dennis the Menace" writer/producer just agreed to write, produce and helm "The Bee," the studio said Monday. No talent has been…
Republic Pictures is asserting it owns the underlying rights to Frank Capra's 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life" and said it intends to take action against any party exploiting the film without a writ…
October Films, the New York-based independent distrib, has named Marcia Kirkley director of acquisitions. She assumes the post Aug. 2, and will oversee acquisition activity of both of October's…
"The Year of the Woman ... hmmm, I'll say it's been a good few years," Michelle Pfeiffer told more than 1,300 Women in Film members at their 17th annual Crystal Awards luncheon Friday.
"Last Action Hero" is a joyless, soulless machine of a movie. This $ 80 million-plus mishmash of fantasy, industry in-jokes, self-referential parody, film-buff gags and too-big action set-pieces will…
With top spots in France and Italy, "The Piano" is already proving a major hit for CIBY Pictures. The managing director of Italy's state film distributor Istituto Luce has resigned.
Funny, suspenseful, surprisingly lyrical moments like this could tickle adult auds -- if "Acting on Impulse" can slash its way out of the midnight-cult ghetto.
The version of the 1961 epic "El Cid" that opened the AFI/LA Film Festival Thursday evening was advertised as "restored and lengthened," as is the fashion with revivals of 30-year-old roadshow pix…
With top spots in France and Italy, Jane Campion's Palme d'Or-winning "The Piano" is already proving a major hit for CIBY Pictures. The pic has taken $ 6.3 million in three weeks from 352 screens…
Writer/director Kevin Jarre has been replaced by George Cosmatos as helmer on Cinergi's "Tombstone," according to a Walt Disney Co. spokeswoman.