When inclement weather on a New Zealand mountain forced the crew to quit shooting "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," producer Barrie Osborne decided to take matters into his own…
"Shrek" producer and PDI-DreamWorks head Aron Warner remembers the conception, gestation and subsequent birth of the big, lovable green monster as a "grueling, time-consuming job ... but definitely…
Before Baz Luhrmann could reinvent the musical with "Moulin Rouge," he first had to rebuild the moviemaking machinery needed to produce his unique vision.
It's all about clout at the Producers Guild of America. The PGA has essentially gone from 400 to 1,600 members, merging with the American Assn. of Producers and focusing the org on sorting out the…
As co-producer of "American Beauty," Bruce Cohen ate enough rubber chicken on the award circuit to grow feathers. From attending the Golden Globes to the Oscars and every critics org bash in between…
Producer-directors have not always been with us, despite the impression that decades' worth of hyphenates may make.
This year's Oscar race features a record-tying three nominations for black actors -- Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Halle Berry.
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Actor-writer Owen Wilson will make his first Oscar appearance as a presenter next month at the 74th Academy Awards.
"Lantana" has been honored as Australian film of 2001 by the Film Critics Circle of Australia, while local Baz Luhrmann got some consolation for his omission from the Oscar noms by being named…
The Writers Guild of America West has named the late David Angell, who died Sept. 11 on a hijacked plane, as this year's recipient of the Valentine Davies Award.