Spiritual leader is a job title not found on the typical Hollywood director's resume. It is, however, the day job for the helmer of "The Cup," the first film submitted for Oscar consideration from…
Edmund M. Di Giulio and Takuo Miyagishima will be feted with the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
A grainy scarefest ("The Blair Witch Project") that has become, in ratio to original cost, the most profitable film ever. A hilarious and wounding satire of American life ("American Beauty") that…
Daily Variety has announced the addition of three reporters to its Los Angeles reporting staff.
Ken Lane, former VP of promotions for Arista, has been tapped senior VP of promotions for the Island Def Jam Music Group.
Columbia Pictures wants Sam Raimi to direct its big-budget adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise “Spider-Man.” The emergence of Raimi over the past two weeks comes with a web of intrigue and…
Robin Williams will unleash original stand-up material exclusively online through spoken word Web site Audible Inc.
This year, several prominent pictures tread what has always been one of the finest filmic lines of demarcation: raising social and political awareness while avoiding the soapbox. Movies like Frank…
CAA has announced that communications and political consultant Wendy Smith will join the agency today as director of corporate communications.
Danny Boyle's "The Beach" is slated for a spot in the official Berlin Intl. Film Festival lineup (likely out of competition), with star Leonardo DiCaprio coming to Berlin during its Feb. 9-20 run.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group is becoming one of the biggest and most influential owners of legit playhouses in the world, following the company's purchase Sunday of London's Stoll Moss…