Lancit Media Prods. Ltd. has acquired movie and TV rights to Lois Lowry's 1994 Newbery Medal-winning novel "The Giver."
Part docu-diary, part theological quest, part family therapy session and part improvised comedy, Caveh Zahedi's second feature, "I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore," is a one-of-a-kind talkfest that's as…
Nicole Kidman has joined the cast of the 66th Academy Awards show, being produced by Gilbert Cates. It is the second appearance as a presenter for Kidman , who has signed on to star in Columbia’s “To…
Two telepix, two docus and a TV series were honored Wednesday with Imagen Awards for creating positive media images of Latinos.
"Last of the Dog Men," the most recent effort from "Stargate" and "Universal Soldier" producer Joel B. Michaels, has signed Barbara Hershey to co-star with Tom Berenger and will begin lensing next…
President Carlos Menem's office Wednesday shrugged off charges that he snubbed Jewish groups when he failed to attend the Argentine opening of Steven Spielberg's Holocaust epic, "Schindler's List."
With all the confidence of an 800-pound gorilla, Warner Bros. stormed NATO/ShoWest '94 on Wednesday, unleashing a 44-minute product reel and flexing some serious corporate muscle.
Fine Line Features has grabbed North American rights to Nanni Moretti's "Caro Diario" (Dear Diary), an Italian first-person comedy echoing the style of Woody Allen.
As a comic spin on the action/heist genre, "Handgun" resembles a cross between Hal Hartley's "Simple Men" and Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs." Whitney Ransick's low-budget feature directorial…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment, a unit of the Dutch media giant, has bought Movies Films Prods., the Benelux indie distrib and producer, for an undisclosed sum.