Riding high with the runaway box office success of the Steven Seagal starrer "Under Siege," director Andrew Davis appears to be under siege himself from a plethora of studio projects rolling his way.
Propaganda Films is getting into multimedia with two titles that will include live actors and a little ribaldry. The indie filmmaker is producing two titles with POV Entertainment, a unit of Philips…
Norman Corwin was honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Oct. 20 for his 30 years of service as a member of the Acad's documentary awards committee, including 20 years as chairman…
Director Spike Lee doesn't expect trouble when "Malcolm X" opens Nov. 18, but he knows some exhibitors are nervous about it, especially in Westwood, where violence marred the opening of "New Jack…
Warner Bros.' "Under Siege" remained securely atop the national box office heap over the weekend in another good overall fall frame apparently not seriously affected by the World Series, which ended…
The American Film Institute has set March 11 as the date for its Life Achievement Award dinner at the BevHilton honoring Elizabeth Taylor, per AFI chairman Frederick S. Pierce. The tribute will be…
Andrew Neiderman's latest suspense thriller "The Solomon Organization" has been acquired by Warner Bros. for Arnold Kopelson Prods.
The 59th edition of the Milan film market, Mifed (Oct. 25-30), has gotten off to a good start, with plenty of new films unspooling for buyers. Also, per tradesters, the technical organization is…
Sick humor abounds in "Dr. Giggles," a wildly uneven horror film that's gory enough to give Universal the desired two weeks of Halloween business.
Nearly 250,000 Germans flocked to see "1492: Conquest of Paradise" last week, while Italians gave it the cold shoulder. So much for the notion of homogenized European taste.
Winona Ryder will replace Pernilla August in Constantin Film's $ 25 million epic "The House of the Spirits," which also stars Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons and Antonio Banderas.