Laura Dern will not yet be 32 when she accepts the Sundance Film Festival's annual honor for notable indie acting careers, the Piper-Heidsieck Tribute to Independent Vision. Which only makes one…
Following the critical raves for their film "Rushmore," Disney has inked a deal for the next pic from Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson.
Fine Line Features has optioned Josh Zeman and April Blair's script "Fresh Kills" with Gotham-based Forensic/391 Films partners Scott Macaulay and Robin O'Hara attached to produce.
Neil Simon's new play -- the prolific writer's 31st -- is on course for a world preem in London, where the 71-year-old dramatist looks set to be a near-ubiquitous presence this year.
The most highly anticipated annual showcase for new American independent cinema will offer up 69 world premieres, 16 U.S. preems and eight North American debuts.
"Creatively, it's been the best year I've ever had," says Randy Newman. "And at the age of 55, I'm pretty happy about that."
Actor David James Elliott, star of CBS' fast-growing drama "JAG," has formed his own production company, Firefly Prods., and has inked a first-look deal with Paramount Network TV to develop telefilms.
Burgeoning pop maven Britney Spears owned the bestselling album in the nation with her "Baby One More Time" disc debuting atop the album sales chart, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Ten to Watch, Directors - 1999
Congress may appear paralyzed by the ongoing impeachment trial of President Clinton, but the Senate Judiciary Committee is moving forward with a bill that would allow satcasters to offer a package of…