Safety concerns have forced two Cape Town cinemas to stop screening the Hollywood movie "The Siege" amid Muslim condemnation and a spate of bomb threats.
A new film by Stacy Title and a film adaptation of novelist J.G. Ballard's "The Atrocity Exhibition" have been added to the lineup of the 1999 Slamdance Film Festival, which opens Jan. 23.
L.A.-based sales and financing entity Summit Entertainment has continued its foray into foreign-lingo pics with the acquisition of worldwide distribution rights outside Italy to "My True Swedish…
Looking to capitalize on the $138 million perf of "Rush Hour" with Jackie Chan, Spyglass Entertainment has set up "Shanghai Noon" with Chan starring and ad helmer Tom Dey making his feature debut.
Frances McDormand will star opposite Michael Douglas in "Wonder Boys," which "L.A. Confidential" helmer Curtis Hanson is directing and Scott Rudin is producing for Paramount.
Miramax Films has acquired all worldwide rights to "Get Bruce" and has signed first-look deals with the documentary's director and producer, Andrew J. Kuehn, and its star, Bruce Vilanch.
New York-based producer and actor Denis Leary is attached to star in the sports comedy "Basketcase" for Warner Bros., with Peter and Bobby Farrelly headlining the producing team.
It looks like Vanity Fair's Oscar party at Morton's will be getting some company.