The annual Film Forum of Beaune --- organized by French writers, directors and producers association ARP --- ended here Sunday after three days of relatively subdued debates and amicable discussions.
Planet Hollywood with Chinese food? That's the idea behind Star East, a new worldwide chain of celebrity-themed restaurant backed by a slew of Asian performers, including Jackie Chan.
Universal has purchased pic rights to singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett's 1992 novel "Where Is Joe Merchant?" for producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.
Ben Stiller is in talks to co-star with Cameron Diaz in Peter and Bobby Farrelly's comedy "Something About Mary" for 20th Century Fox.
Despite near hourly updates Thursday indicating that an official announcement was imminent, the situation involving former Nick at Nite/TV Land exec Rich Cronin and his future post with the Fox Kids…
"The Full Monty," the Brit pic about a gang of unlikely male exotic dancers, outstripped "Four Weddings and a Funeral" over the weekend, becoming the most popular British film ever in the U.K.…
"The Taste of Cherries," Abbas Kiarostami's Iranian festival favorite and Cannes Palme d'Or winner about a disillusioned man who has decided to end his life, has undergone some potentially…
Will Patton, who recently finished his role as Kevin Costner's nemesis in the Costner-directed apocalyptic feature "The Postman," has joined "Armageddon," another apocalyptic pic that is now filming…
Author Russell Banks is getting an even closer look from filmmakers, following critical plaudits for Atom Egoyan's adaptation of his novel "The Sweet Hereafter" --- winner of the grand prize at this…
A federal appeals court ruled that ex-shareholders who claim they got shortchanged in Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.'s $6.9 billion takeover of MCA Inc. can sue for more than $1.4 billion in…
The case by Lester Persky Prods. against Faye Dunaway, Terrence McNally and Robert Whitehead is scheduled to go to trial Feb. 4 before a jury in L.A. Superior Court, according to a ruling last week…