Though nommed last year for "Saving Private Ryan," it's been six years since two-time best actor winner Tom Hanks grabbed gold for "Forrest Gump." But "Cast Away" could change that.
Although the principal creative guilds were formed primarily to protect the rights of their respective members, the Writers Guild of America started handing out awards in 1947 as a way of celebrating…
Tom Dey ("Shanghai Noon") has committed to direct "Showtime" for Warner Bros., with Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy still in talks to star (Daily Variety, Dec. 7).
After debuting on Academy ballots in 1991 with "My Life As a Dog," director Lasse Hallstrom returned last year with the Miramax-backed "The Cider House Rules," which was nominated for seven statues…
Some might consider the picks of the major critics organizations the true barometer of the best in filmmaking, others might dismiss their tastes as pointy-headed elitism.
Coming-of-age tales have always given the Academy a warm, fuzzy feeling, and if voters don't mind delving into the seedy world of rock 'n' roll, "Almost Famous" could pick up a pic nom. The film…
Academy Award nominated writer-director-producer Jim Sheridan ("In the Name of the Father") and his Hell's Kitchen producing partner, Arthur Lappin, have acquired remake rights to the Spanish…
In a race to the top in Japan, "Dinosaur" reached the B.O. summit way ahead of "Vertical Limit" and "What Lies Beneath" last weekend, while "Meet the Parents" had merry foreign preems in…
Refusing to bow to pressure from other European countries, the French government has successfully defended the audiovisual industry's get-out clause from normal international trade rules.
Even without the good notices its lead and supporting players garnered, "The Contender" is a contender based on their names alone.
David Jung has been upped to VP, feature film development for Film Roman. Jung will select, develop and produce feature live-action projects.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions