Helmer Bob Gosse, here for Saturday night's world premiere of his feature "Niagra, Niagra" at the Venice Film Festival, has unveiled his next project, "A Violent Act," a screen adaptation by Gosse of…
Bruce Abbott, a TV thesp making the jump to features, will go into a "Trance," an indie production from Apex Films.
Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters and Village Roadshow Intl. have announced a joint venture with Italy's Focus to develop multiplex cinemas in Italy.
After a yearlong building process, Universal Pictures has rounded out its production team with the addition of senior veepee of production Scott Stuber, the studio said Thursday.
Paul Sorvino, John Glover, Tony Roberts and Jill Hennessy ("Law and Order") are starring in Edward Vilga's low-budget indie "Dead Broke," which begins lensing in Gotham in September.
As Alan Rickman's icy Emma Thompson starrer "The Winter Guest" and Paul Schrader's wintry Nick Nolte drama "Affliction" unspooled Thursday night on the Lido, a steamy Venetian heat contributed to a…
In the latest sign of Wall Street's growing interest in the exhibition sector, investment bank Lehman Bros. has bought Tele-Communications Inc.'s $133 million preferred stockholding in United Artists…
Linda Fiorentino, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris Rock, Alan Rickman and Jason Mewes will be the ensemble cast of "Dogma," writer-director Kevin Smith's latest project for Miramax Films.
Seeking to strengthen its position and deepen its areas of expertise, L.A.-based VIFX's parent company, Very Imaginative Pictures Inc., has acquired a majority interest in upstate New York-based…
After performing the riskiest of roles in films like "Bad Lieutenant" and "The Piano," Harvey Keitel is close to getting several equally offbeat films financed under his Goatsingers production banner.
The Motion Picture Assn. has inked a new agreement with the World Customs Organization aimed at further combating international piracy.