Kenneth Branagh's Renaissance film and theater company is closing down, according to press reports here.
"The War Room," October Films' Oscar-nominated documentary on the planning and execution of Bill Clinton's presidential campaign, earned a PG rating, while "The Birds II: Land's End," Showtime's…
The Cannes Intl. Film Market is spreading its wings, or rather its tents, with new stand space outside the traditional Palais des Festivals market venue.
Paramount, a studio always on the lookout for franchise opportunities, has found one, paying a mid-six against low-seven figure sum for James Patterson's novel "Kiss the Girls."
Propaganda Films has joined with two foreign distributors/financiers, Nippon Film Development and Finance Inc. and European conglomerate WMG, to form an indie film production venture.
The fourth annual Variety/Wertheim Schroder "The Big Picture" conference will be held April 12 at the Pierre Hotel in New York.
Jean Doumanian Prods. has optioned Mimi Lavenda Latt's legal thriller "Powers of Attorney" to develop into either a movie or miniseries.
TriStar Pictures and the IndieProd Co. have optioned the film rights to crime writer Joe Gores' novel "Dead Man."
There's no doubt that one of the biggest wastes of trees is the studio press kit, long a staple of Hollywood publicity departments.
"Chip, our mother is Charles Manson!" Ricki Lake exclaims to her brother upon learning of their perfect suburban mom's double life in John Waters' latest expose of society's hypocrisies, normal…