Dennis Hopper has been set to direct and appear in Morgan Creek Prods.' action comedy "Chasers," with Tom Berenger in the lead role.
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…
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…
Dustin Hoffman, French actress Isabelle Huppert and directors Roland Joffe, Nagisa Oshima, Hector Babenco and Tsui Hark are among the nine jury members of the first Shanghai Intl. Film Festival.
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…
Vision Intl. chairman/CEO Mark Damon has relinquished his additional title of president to allow him to concentrate on acquiring, producing and selling films.
Cineville Inc. has hired Edwin S. Friendly III as head of Cineville Intl. Inc., widening the company's bid to become a player in the independent arena.
"Beethoven,""Mountain Gorilla" and NBC's "Sisters" were among the 24 honorees Sunday during the seventh annual Genesis Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel.
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.
For Orion Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, MGM and Carolco--film production and distribution companies whose fortunes have been up in the air during the last year--it could be the best of times. Or…