Formless, endless and technically crude, "The Year Punk Broke" is the sloppiest rock-doc to win actual release in some time. Only the alternative-market popularity of headliners Sonic Youth and…
In the latest spec-script sale, Universal Pictures has scooped up Elisa Bell's "Thirty Wishes," a comedy-drama in which Michael J. Fox will star and make his feature film directorial debut. The film…
Julia Roberts has inked a semi-exclusive, two-year deal with indie producer Joe Roth, primarily to star in projects for his newly christened Disney-based movie company, Caravan Pictures.
Laurence Mark, the original producer of 20th Century Fox's now-lensing $ 28 million-plus movie "The Good Son," has been quietly booted off the production by Kit Culkin, father and manager of the…
Actor Michael Dudikoff is seeking at least $ 1.4 million he claims is due under a two-year, four-picture deal with Cannon Pictures Inc.
Warrants have been issued in Tokyo for the arrest of Japanese mob members suspected in an attack on director Juzo Itami.
Harrison Ford has been confirmed as star and Andrew Davis ("Under Siege") as director of Warner Bros.'
Scott Solomon has been tapped director of development for Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, which is based at Disney under an overall production deal.
A consortium of Taiwanese and South Korean businesses are in negotiations with several U.S. majors to put up cash for territorial rights to slates of pictures as well as an equity stake in those…
Peters Entertainment closed a deal late yesterday for the movie rights to Neal Shusterman's novel "The Eyes of Kid Midas" for a reported $ 525,000, if the movie is produced.
Some of Australia's independent exhibitors are again criticizing U.S. studio-based distribs about alleged unfair trading practices, principally the increasing use of so-called no-share policies.