Phoenix Pictures has inked a deal with Mel Smith ("Bean") to direct Gabriel Byrne as "The Laird of Tomintoul," a true-to-life career cop who swindled Scotland Yard out of millions, which he used to…
Tossing its hat into the teen horror genre fray, Hollywood Pictures has struck a deal to acquire bestselling young adult novelist R.L. Stine's "Fear Street" series of books, which will be developed…
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting a novel Halloween movie marathon tonight --- packing 50 films into a mere two hours.
Ben Affleck, who received plaudits for his role in Kevin Smith's boy-meets-lesbian pic "Chasing Amy," is near a deal to star in the DreamWorks romantic comedy "Forces of Nature" for Roth/Arnold Prods.
Matt Dillon, already paired offscreen with Cameron Diaz, will now team with her onscreen. He'll star alongside Diaz and Ben Stiller in "Something About Mary," the next comedy to be directed by Peter…
Martin Roth Prods. and Mustang Films have offices in the same building but are otherwise unaffiliated, contrary to what was reported in an Oct. 20 story on the Hollywood Film Festival.
Sony Pictures Entertainment's record-breaking summer B.O. action translated into a 145% jump in operating income, to $270.9 million, for Sony Corp.'s entertainment group in the September quarter…
Step aside "E.T.," Japan's top movie of all time is now the animated feature "The Phantom Princess" (Mononoke Hime).
Veteran Columbia Pictures executive Teddy Zee is ankling his executive veepee/production post Dec. 1 to take over the No. 2 slot at 20th Century Fox-based indieprod shingle Davis Entertainment, it…
Alfred Hitchcock once again thrilled an audience Wednesday as the U.S. Postal Service unveiled the shockmaster's visage on the latest addition to its Legends of Hollywood stamp series.
"Cost of Living," the story of a female con artist who gets stuck in a small town, received the Studio Award Thursday evening at the 11th American Film Institute Intl. Film Fest.