In his first production alliance since taking the helm of the resuscitated Hollywood Pictures banner, David Vogel has signed an exclusive deal with scribe-turned-director Mark Steven Johnson and Gary…
Alan Davy, a 22-year-veteran of the Festival and Mann theater chains, has been promoted to senior VP and head film buyer at the 400-plus screen Mann circuit.
Anne Archer, best known for her turns as long-suffering wives to Harrison Ford and Michael Douglas ("Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger," "Fatal Attraction"), has won the leads in two…
The Film Consortium can begin tapping into British lottery funds. The franchisee, comprising several indie U.K. producers, is led by Scala Prods.' Nik Powell and Stephen Woolley and backed with money…
A labor of love coming to fruition after 13 years, "The Apostle," Robert Duvall's third --- and best --- directorial effort, is a sharply observed exploration of a middle-aged preacher who embarks on…
After five years as co-chairmen of Sony/Loews Theatres, Jim Loeks and Barrie Lawson Loeks are stepping down. Loews president Travis Reid will lead the 907-screen circuit, the nation's ninth-largest.
The business practices at a famous --- and famously maverick --- indie production company are about to be thrust into the spotlight.
Fox Searchlight's "The Full Monty" continued to bare its bums and top the exclusive box office roster.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is barely keeping its financial head above water, judging by skimpy financial details covering the nine months to June 30 released by MGM's 50% shareholder Seven Network in…
One of Hollywood's top moguls is fueling Hungary's multiplex boom.