Overseas Filmgroup subsid First Look Pictures has signed "Sid & Nancy" helmer Alex Cox to write and direct provocative thriller "Blue Tiger," budgeted at $ 4 million. "We have all rights outside…
The feds have it all wrong. When the Commerce Department issued a report earlier this year noting that Hollywood was truly a global industry, it missed the point that foreigners are, in a great part…
The hustle for funding to produce feature films has turned into a worldwide tug-of-war. Gone are the days when producers could strut on Wall Street, brandishing their glitzy projects in hopes of…
"Seinfeld" swept the seventh annual American Comedy Awards Sunday night, garnering three trophies for funniest performers, while "Sister Act" and Billy Crystal followed with two awards each.
Raul Julia is the latest celebrity addition to the cast of presenters for the 65th annual Academy Awards. This will be the first Oscarcast appearance for Julia, who is currently reprising his role as…
High-profile entertainment lawyer Bertram Fields wants credit for more than just legal work -- he's sued a screenwriter for claiming authorship of a story that Fields says he created.
Vision Intl. chairman/CEO Mark Damon has relinquished his additional title of president to allow him to concentrate on acquiring, producing and selling films.
Main Line president Carl Mazzocone yesterday testified that ICM agent Guy McElwaine did not want client Kim Basinger to play a "bitch" in "Boxing Helena," because it might lend credence to scathing…