As early as the 1940s when Raymond Chandler characterized the Oscar presentations as "destiny whistling through a hollow shell," the Academy Awards have either engendered in its adoring public an…
United Artists Pictures and its James Bond movie series co-producers, Danjaq, have hired the U.K.-based screenwriting team of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to come up with the British secret agent's…
Veteran filmmaker Robert Wise will receive the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s lifetime achievement nod on Monday during the group's third annual Critics' Choice Awards luncheon.
EXCLUSIVEAnnette Bening is in negotiations to star opposite Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis in the 20th Century Fox thriller "Martial Law," helmed by Ed Zwick.
Sherwood (Woody) Omens, a professor and filmmaker who heads the cinematography program at the USC School of Cinema-Television, has been elected president of the American Society of Cinematographers…
New Zealand helmer Lee Tamahori has inked to return to his native directing roots with the Larry Gross-penned drama "I Shall Not Die" for Interscope Communications, sources said Thursday.
Oscar-winning actress Cher is in advanced negotiations to play a leading role in Franco Zeffirelli's next feature, "Tea With Mussolini," joining previously announced cast members Angela Lansbury…
Suzanne Daley, the former distribution prexy of North American Releasing, has launched her own Vancouver-based sales and distribution company, White Rock Film Intl. White Rock will be exclusive sales…
John Sayles, a longtime stalwart of the independent scene, will receive the Writers Guild of America's Career Achievement Award Feb. 13.
Fueled by healthy economies and a continuing multiplex boom, the Latin American box office surged in 1997. But, in contrast to Europe, the region saw Hollywood's supremacy remain untroubled by…