Miramax has wasted little time playing the Talk magazine synergy card: The Disney subsid has optioned Mark Ross' "The Last Safari," a feature article in Talk's debut issue.
Joel Schumacher has left vacant the director's chair on "The Apartment," Lakeshore Entertainment's remake of the French thriller "L'Appartement."
Earvin "Magic" Johnson will receive the 1999 Salah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award at this year's ShowEast Convention. The presentation will be made at the closing-night banquet, set for Oct. 21 at…
The lineup for the 24th Toronto Intl. Film Festival continues to fall into place, with the addition Tuesday of three world premiere galas, the masters program lineup and two special presentations.
Denzel Washington is in advanced talks to play the lead in the Jerry Bruckheimer-Disney project "Remember the Titans."
In a major boost for the DVD format, the Walt Disney Co. has announced it will release nine animated films on DVD. "Pinocchio,'' which was the studio's first animated classic to be released as a…
The inaugural Women's Image Network (WIN) Femme Film Festival, honoring positive portrayals of women in the performing arts, will take place Aug. 23-24 at Paramount Studios.
Last year, visitors to the Toronto Intl. Film Festival had to endure a crippling airline strike. This year, it might be the frowns of the city's 7,000 outside workers -- including its garbage…
Thomas Schatz has been tapped the first professor at the new Los Angeles Film School.
There's life beyond "Batman" for Akiva Goldsman, who has renegotiated a two-year, first-look deal for his Weed Road Pictures banner at Warner Bros.