There's nothing new in Dorne M. Pentes' "The Great Unpleasantness," a naive, simple-minded melodrama about youth angst and alienation. Despite impressive acting by the two leads, overly familiar…
Producer Steven J. Wolfe said Tuesday that Fairuza Balk will star in writer/director Salome Breziner's "Tollbooth," skedded to start production in the Florida Keys Aug. 3.
Beth Kennedy, the woman who has been Mayor Tom Bradley's film czar over the past year, was terminated Tuesday, sources said.
Monday's story about GoodTimes Home Video should have said "The Marky Mark Workout Video" stars Marky Mark, and Fabio stars in the upcoming vid "Fabio About Romance."
"Praying With Anger," directed by M. Night Shyamalan, has been chosen as the winner of the American Film Institute Festival's First Film Competition for American independent filmmakers. The film was…
The American Film Marketing Assn. has teamed with UCLA Extension to present nine seminars on international film marketing, distribution and financing. A hundred people have registered for the…
Chopsocky thesp Jeff Wincott, who just wrapped Image Pictures' "Martial Outlaw," is set to star in another Image outing, "Fatal Impact," which starts lensing Aug. 23 in Los Angeles.
Carlotta Florio has been promoted to veepee of special projects for Columbia Pictures from executive director of special projects.
Eastman Kodak's new Cineon process for digitally restoring film uses a Silicon Graphics workstation; the equipment maker was incorrectly reported in a story Monday.
Fine Line Features has acquired all North American rights in all media to "Enchanted April" director Mike Newell's next film, "An Awfully Big Adventure."
Gene Quintano has been signed by Prelude Pictures to write the screenplay for the comedy "Our Father," to star John Candy.