The American Film Institute has elected six new members to its board of trustees.
While most attendees at this weekend's big location filming confab were singing "Oh, Canada" -- in several different keys -- several other territories pointed to major gains in 1999.
The Writers Guild of America has selected Eric Roth and Michael Mann as winners of this year's Paul Selvin Award for their script "The Insider."
The Bruce Willis mob-edy about a hit man mixing with hoi polloi is the perfect symbol of a profitable yet sleepy 2000. With a studio-estimated $9.6 million, the Franchise Pictures co-production…
UGC Intl. is lifting "The Painted Veil." The 3-year-old Paris-based production and sales outfit has committed to Gillian Armstrong's $35 million project -- among its most expensive since the company…
Kirk D'Amico's Myriad Pictures has inked Rachael Leigh Cook to star in their upcoming thriller "Conspiracy," slated to begin lensing in May. Jay Lowi, who helmed the award-winning short "12 Stops on…
Artisan Entertainment has snatched up two projects for producers Tracie Graham and Alison Rosenzweig: "Ladies Night," a pitch delivered by scribe Maisha Yearwood; and "The Manifestant," a script by…
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will play the female lead opposite Nicolas Cage in Working Title's "Captain Corelli's Mandolin." John Madden is directing the epic romance.
Honoring a Hollywood veteran with strong ties to Italian cinema, the Venice Intl. Film Festival will bestow the Golden Lion for career achievement on Clint Eastwood, whose latest feature, "Space…
Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival reacted angrily Wednesday to a French press report suggesting that France's troubled film industry will be the subject of a debate on the eve of the festival.
Billionaire Paul Allen is expanding his entertainment empire across the Atlantic. Clear Blue Sky Prods., his Seattle-based film company, has entered into a long-term alliance with The U.K.'s…