Scottish comedian Billy Connolly -- best known in the U.S. for his turn opposite Judi Dench in the period pic "Mrs. Brown" -- will be the master of ceremonies at this year's BAFTA L.A. presentation…
Academy Award-winning thesp Cuba Gooding Jr. is in negotiations to star opposite Skeet Ulrich in the Morgan Creek/Warner Bros. adventure suspense pic "Chill Factor," about two men who must keep a…
Trimark Pictures has acquired North American rights to photographer-turned-filmmaker Larry Clark's second feature, "Another Day in Paradise," for a low seven figures. The company will release the…
Choosing to bestow its highest honor on a film deemed to be one of the official competition's major disappointments, the international jury of the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival awarded the Golden…
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host a series of screenings and workshops from the Equinoxe Association, a program to encourage feature film development backed by Sony Pictures…
Miramax's poker drama "Rounders" drew an $8.8 million hand and walked away the winner of a low-stakes post-Labor Day weekend box office game, according to studio projections.
Stellan Skarsgard and William Fichtner will both play leading men opposite Demi Moore in Lakeshore and Paramount Classics' "Passion of Mind."
Russell Crowe is near a deal to star for director Ridley Scott in "Gladiator," an epic-sized film on the order of "Ben-Hur" and "Spartacus" set in the Roman chariot days. The film will be financed by…
Actor Patrick Stewart, whose roles range from Shakespeare to "Star Trek," has signed on as a presenter at Women in Film's Lucy Awards luncheon Saturday.
Leading Canadian exhibition company Famous Players, a subsidiary of Viacom, has announced the location of five new Imax and Imax 3-D theaters across Canada.
As the 55th Venice Film Festival pulls into its final weekend, all hopes are being pinned upon two late contenders -- Emir Kusturica's "Black Cat, White Cat" and Warren Beatty's "Bulworth" -- to…