In keeping with its habit of shelling out big bucks for talent, Universal Pictures has offered Michelle Yeoh $1 million to star opposite Martin Lawrence in the buddy action/comedy "Confucius Brown,"…
The cumulative ratings of original movies on the Family Channel have fallen 8% so far in 1997. The number was wrong in Monday’s story. * * * Billy Crudup will next appear in Warner Bros.’ “Without…
Vincent D'Onofrio and Salma Hayek have been cast in Cineville's "The Velocity of Gary," an offbeat ro-mantic-comedy love triangle that begins principal photography in New York City in early September.
The Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival runs Aug. 6-10, kicking off with a gala screening at the Annen-berg Theatre and a post-screening party with live music at Taqueria. Tix are available…
Brad Pitt has been offered to star in another Mandalay Entertainment project, "The Gambler," sources said.
Christopher Walken has been tapped to co-star in "Illuminata," the erotic farce set in 19th century Italy and penned by Brandon Cole and John Turturro. Sources said the deal closed late Friday.
Australia's Hoyts Cinemas unveiled plans Wednesday develop 300 screens in four Latino markets following its entry into Mexico and Chile.
Sony Pictures Releasing president Jeff Blake will receive the 1997 Show "E" Award at this year's ShowEast Convention, which will run Oct. 20-23 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and John Travolta have reached an out-of-court settlement in the lawsuit con-cerning "The Double."
Carmike Cinemas Inc.'s screen-expansion program helped the exhibitor lift net profit 21.3% to $5.9 million, but Carmike execs said the earnings growth would have been much greater if film product had…
Joel Schumacher has dropped out of directing Warner Bros.' courtroom thriller "The Runaway Jury," and Sean Connery is no longer attached to the project, which is based on John Grisham's bestselling…