History has greenlit its next miniseries effort, offering a four-episode order to “Houdini,” with Adrien Brody attached to star. Scripted program traces the arc of Houdini’s life from desperate…
Barry Levinson has come on board to direct an untitled love story, set in Shanghai and Leningrad, with Shanghai Film Group financing and Mike Medavoy, Rafaella De Laurentiis and Edward McGurn…
J.J. Abrams sets his filmmaking to "stun" with a sequel in every respect equal or even superior to its splendid 2009 predecessor.
Ric Waite, cinematographer of films including "Footloose," "48 Hrs.," "Red Dawn" and "The Long Riders," died Saturday, Feb. 18, in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 78.
In order to catch a glimpse into Mike Medavoy's future, one need only look at his past.
Tao Ruspoli ("Fix") has been set to direct indie coming-of-age comedy "Bad Apples," set in the social world of overprivileged L.A. teens.
Low-budget drama intelligently translates Philip Roth's meditation on lust and mortality without soft-pedaling its narrator's brutally honest, unabashedly sexist views.
Intelligent adaptation of Philip Roth's unfilmable novel, destined to provoke controversy. Story of a man who has lived a lie all his life and seeks one last chance of happiness with a woman half his…
Far more than a cartoon rendering of a much-beloved Bible story, DreamWorks' four-years-in-the-making "The Prince of Egypt" proves an outstanding artistic achievement that, along with the studio's…
Echoes of John Ford's "The Informer" hover over "The Informant," which poses a similar moral dilemma in Belfast during the early 1980s. With Timothy Dalton toplined as an IRA man who informs on his…
Star Trek II is a very satisfying space adventure, closer in spirit and format to the popular TV series than to its big-budget predecessor.