Former Orion Pictures chairman Eric Pleskow and former Nelson Entertainment head Barry Spikings have received a three-picture commitment from French financier Initial Group.
Quebec filmmaker Jean-Claude Lauzon has finally won an award for his provocative feature "Leolo," the tale of a young Montrealer who counters the banality and madness of family life with wild…
Lorne Michaels, who created "Saturday Night Live" and recently produced Paramount's hitcomedy "Wayne's World," has extended his exclusive motion picture deal with the studio.
Decrying the lack of distributors for small-scale, independent American films , producer Marc Toberoff and writer-director Paul Mones have formed Pacific Pictures Distribution Corp.
Australian rock manager-turned-film producer Lance Reynolds has launched three features, including a pic in development with David Bowie about the life of Austrian physician Franz Mesmer.
Warner Bros.' Steven Seagal actioner "Under Siege" easily broke the October opening-weekend record Sunday with one day left to report in the four-day Columbus holiday weekend.
Warner Bros.' "Malcolm X" drew a PG-13 for "a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language" in the 1,238th weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification & Rating…
Steven Seagal ruled the Columbus Day holiday waves with his boffo sea-faring actioner "Under Siege," blowing Gerard Depardieu's new Columbus pic "1492: Conquest of Paradise" out of the water.
"Night and the City" is a skilled, if not entirely psychologically convincing, remake of the 1950 original of the same name, one of the true classics of film noir. Lively performances, pungent New…
Breaking out Michael O'Mahony's "Uncommon Criminal" for Warner Bros. is Arnold Kopelson's next grand plan following the studio's optioning of the project for the indie producer last Friday.
"Breaking the Rules" is a stillborn road movie, way too maudlin to be touching or amusing. On the shelf for over three years, pic emerges as a poor entry in all markets.