Deep-pocketed indie Bregman/Baer Prods. outbid 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures to acquire Steve Oedekerk's spec script "Nothing to Lose" for a reported $ 200,000 against $ 600,000.
"The child has nothing, her eyes are too old," read the report of a now-forgotten casting director of youngster Elizabeth Taylor.
Jodie Foster's Egg Pictures has hatched its first feature project, joining with "The Crying Game" team to co-produce "Jonathan Wild," a script that has been incubating for some five years with…
"Malcolm X" is on an erratic course overseas. It is on target in the United Kingdom and Japan, in the ballpark in France and Australia, but way down in Italy and Germany.
London-based Working Title Films is ramping up its slate of productions in the $ 10 million-$ 12 million range, and has appointed Debra Hayward and Liza Chasin as VPs of development/production.
Fernando Trueba's film "Belle Epoque" swept the seventh annual Goya awards, Spain's version of the Oscars, taking film, original screenplay, director and actress honors at the Saturday ceremony.
Bruce Doering has been named executive director of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Camera Local 659, after serving as the Local's business rep since 1986.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts will hold its 24th annual awards ceremony Sunday. Twin ceremonies will be held in London and Los Angeles.
French director Louis Malle will head the jury for the 46th Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 13-24. Malle, 60, shared the fest's major prize, the Golden Palm award, in 1956 with Jacques Cousteau…
"Les Visiteurs," a crowd-pleasing time-travel comedy, is doing boffo biz at Gallic wickets. Snappily paced and resoundingly silly pic follows the goofy antics of an 12th-century knight and his…
Catherine Deneuve has joined the list of presenters on the 65th annual Academy Awards show, produced by Gilbert Cates. This marks the first appearance as a presenter for the actress, who is a best…
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