Billy Baldwin will star in Flashpoint’s “Box,” which begins shooting Feb. 16 in Salt Lake City. Jeff Celentano (“Under the Hula Moon”) will direct the police action thriller from a screenplay by M.F…
Oscar is wearing combat fatigues. And a codpiece. Three World War II pics and a pair of Elizabethan titles are up for best film in the 71st annual Academy Awards, paced by the 13 nominations for…
The Directors Guild of America on Monday announced the last of its nominations for 1998 helmers in the categories of documentaries, soaps and children's programs.
For more Oscar coverage, visit Variety’s ACADEMY CENTRAL Here is the complete list of nominees for the 71st annual Academy Awards. PICTURE “Elizabeth,” Working Title production, Gramercy; Alison…
The American Film Market will kick off its annual program of seminars and guest speakers Feb. 25-March 5 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. The seminars run in conjunction with the AFM gathering…
Buena Vista's "Rushmore" graduated at the top of the exclusives class in its freshman outing.
With Marvel Entertainment emerging from its debilitating bankruptcy, the status of several projects based on Marvel works is becoming clearer: 20th Century Fox and Marvel have pacted to extend the…
Clive Barker, the dark master behind such creations as "Hellraiser" and "Candyman," is putting together a new pic that will form the basis of a horror franchise for New Line Cinema.
In Berlin, "Saving Private Ryan" director/producer Steven Spielberg said he was fine "when they peeled me off the ceiling and I was able to take a deep breath." He said he spent the day rehearsing…
Encore Channel will launch its first original series in March, offering profiles of contemporary film directors including Sydney Pollack, James Cameron, John Frankenheimer and Ron Howard.
As BVI's "Mulan" passed a worldwide tally of $300 million (with a foreign cume of $180.2 million and a domestic total of $120.6 million), stablemate "A Bug's Life" reached $57.1 million on its…