Screenwriter J.F. Lawton has made a deal at Warner Bros. to adapt the 1910 Edgar Rice Burroughs novel "The Monster Men" into a feature, which will be produced by Gary Goldstein.
Hollywood studio ventures on the World Wide Web may be making money, breaking even, or getting close, and all seem to have serious business plans that anticipate real revenues. But no one is talking…
Rob Scheidlinger's Fox-based production company Omnibus is putting together a clutch of film projects, including pics for Nicholas Hytner and Alfonso Cuaron to direct.
Dancing and kissing ruled the exclusive box office roster last weekend. Miramax's Japanese-language dancer "Shall We Dance?" twirled back into the top spot with $74,560 from five dance halls on both…
The foreign B.O. came off the boil a bit last weekend due to a scarcity of strong U.S. entries in major markets, but "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" continued to sizzle in Japan and the U.K., and…
Winning a fierce bidding war, Fox 2000 slapped down what sources said was a whopping $500,000 against $1 million (plus another $500,000 directing fee for pitchman Alan Shapiro) for a pitch for…
L.M. "Kit" Carson and Cynthia Hargrave have formed MainPix, a New York-based production company specializing in low-budget, independent films.
American Jazz Awards are set for 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Tickets run $25-$75; seating starts at 6:30 p.m. Info: (562) 436-7794. * * * Tom Sheehy has…
A movie on a disastrous mission by a British SAS team during the Gulf War is to be shot in a desert region of South Africa next month, local producer Anant Singh said.
Pics competing from the U.S. took the top prizes at the 27th Giffoni Intl. Film Festival, a showcase for family and children's films that wrapped July 27.
Once again the "force" was with Harrison Ford, as Columbia's "Air Force One" climbed to $37.1 million at the weekend box office to take a commanding lead in the domestic marketplace.