Swedish director and author Vilgot Sjoman, whose provocative pics challenged the status quo in the 1960s, died in Stockholm April 9. He was 81.
Fox 21 -- the boutique arm of 20th Century Fox Television -- has inked its first overall deal, signing "Free Ride" creator Rob Roy Thomas to a multiyear pact. Seven-figure deal calls for Thomas to…
An audience of legiters and Hollywood folk ate up the Second Stage Theater's production of Paul Weitz's new play "Show People" Thursday night, delighting in the meta-theatrical humor with much…
Paramount Pictures has upped Pamela Abdy to exec veep of production. Promotion makes her second-in-command under co-presidents of production Brad Weston and Alli Shearmur, to whom she reports.
Of all the screenplays, in all the towns, in all the world, "Casablanca" took top honors Thursday at the Writers Guild of America and Premiere magazine's 101 Greatest Screenplays gala at the WGA…
The Scleroderma Research Foundation's motto is "We're in business to go out of business." In pursuit of that goal, org raised $675,000 toward discovering a cure for the life-threatening disease at…
New Line is conjuring up “Burt Dickenson: The Most Powerful Magician on Planet Earth.” Project’s set in the world of rival Las Vegas magicians in which one member of a highly successful two-man team…
The Weinstein Co. has acquired distribution rights to martial arts action-thriller "Dragon Tiger Gate" in all English-speaking territories. Wilson Yip helmed the bigscreen adaptation of Hong Kong…
Glenn Close, Anthony Edwards, Edie Falco, Hank Azaria and Michael Cerveris were among the crowd at the opening night of "Festen" on Broadway Sunday.
Mandalay Pictures has turned last week's national news headlines into a project titled "Mafia Cop." Pic will be based on the life of Louis Eppolito, a NYPD detective who was found guilty of…
WHAT: Opening night of the Off Broadway show "Sandra Bernhard: Everything Bad & Beautiful" on Wednesday WHERE: Daryl Roth Theater, followed by an after-bash at Splash.