Just weeks after successfully whetting exhibs' appetites at ShoWest, Sony has opted to push back summer actioner "The Vertical Limit" to a Dec. 8 release.
A combo of Oscar-nominated films that aren't drawing crowds -- and a dearth of potent releases -- resulted in blah business in most of Europe last week, except for France, where two local heroes and…
Silvio Soldini's "Bread and Tulips," Ricky Tognazzi's "Canone Inverso" and Marco Bechis' "Garage Olimpo" will contend for top prizes at the 2000 David di Donatello Awards, Italy's premier film…
Though much of the spotlight on "American Beauty" has shined on its script, direction, acting and visual style, another major factor in its success is DreamWorks' release strategy. Most distrib vets…
“I wanted to have an audience never see him change,” said Kevin Spacey of his Oscar-winning portrayal of Lester Burnham in “American Beauty.” “He just evolved.” For that performance, Spacey credited…
Screenwriter/novelist William Goldman, whose long list of credits includes “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “The Princess Bride” and most recently “The General’s Daughter,” has ankled longtime…
Columbia Pictures has signed Robert Harling to adapt "Honeymoon," the Amy Jenkins novel to be published by Little, Brown in England later this year.
JoBeth Williams is set to topline PBS’ “The Ponder Heart,” based on the Eudora Welty novel. Williams, who garnered an Academy Award nom for her short-film directing debut “On Hope,” will also helm…
Sylvester Stallone and Madonna were named last century's worst actor and actress, and Kevin Kline and Will Smith were crowned worst screen couple of 1999 at the 20th Razzie awards Saturday, a…
Anna Friel ("An Everlasting Piece") and Brenda Fricker ("My Left Foot") are set to star in "War Bride," a $5 million Anglo-Canadian co-production to be directed by Lyndon Chubbock.