He's featured in interviews in the boxing docu "When We Were Kings." Now, novelist-pugilist-auteur Norman Mailer is going another round: He's attached to direct the fictional boxing drama "Ringside,"…
The New Adventures of Robin Hood: Witches of the Abbey (Mon. (3), 7-8 p.m., TNT) Filmed in Lithuania by Tarnview Ltd. of Ireland and Dune S.A. of France in association with Metropole Television and…
Fox's reissue of "The Empire Strikes Back" led the weekend with an estimated $12.6 million, but TriStar's "Donnie Brasco" mobsters were shooting it out right behind with $11.2 million.
Miramax has picked up North American rights to writer-director Todd Haynes' glam-rock pic ''Velvet Goldmine.''
Even as helmer James Cameron is rushing to complete filming on his mega-buck "Titantic," a group of angry fishermen have made front-page news in the Mexican media by trying to sink the land sale that…
Steven Soderbergh has been set to direct George Clooney in Universal Pictures' "Out of Sight," sources said. The director had the inside track to helm the project, which was adapted by Scott Frank…
United Artists has acquired rights to the sci-fi thriller "Legacy," an adaptation written by Rob Moreland based on the 1958 book "The Legacy of Heorot." John Williams ("Seven Years in Tibet") is…
New releases: "Donnie Brasco" (TriStar) made $11.2 million, good for $7,450 on 1,503 and second place. "Booty Call" (Col) sashayed to $6.4 million in fourth, for $5,030 on 1,272.
Exhibitors have a lot to be happy about going into ShoWest. Twentieth Century Fox's fabulously successful re-releases of "Star Wars" and "The Empire Strikes Back" propelled first-quarter box office…
Continuing his bop through feature roles following the success of "Swingers," actor-writer Vince Vaughn has inked a deal to star in "A Cool Dry Place" for Fox 2000, under John N. Smith's helm.
Atlas Intl. is handling world sales for "A Girl Called Rosemarie." Distrib was misidentified in a photo caption that ran Friday in the screening list of the AFM Market Guide.