Director Tim Burton's career has been playing like a yearlong, multidimensional chess game, which has pitted Warner Bros. and Walt Disney Studios in a bid to close a long-term deal for the "Batman"…
The huge film industry of India has been plunged into crisis by a production crew strike that has halted filming here since Nov. 5, officials said.
Hollywood's heart seems to be in transplants these days. Jim Kearns' script "John Q," a story about a boy who needs a heart transplant , has sold for a mid-six-figure sum to indie production company…
Five scribes, named as recipients of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' eighth annual Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, were awarded their $ 25,000 prizes in a ceremony…
River Phoenix died of a massive drug overdose, a spokesman for the Los Angeles CountyCoroner's office said Friday following completion of an autopsy.
In a scenario that mirrors the book's title, producer Lee Rich has acquired the screen rights to Phillip M. Margolin's bestselling Doubleday novel "Gone, But Not Forgotten" for a near-six-figure…
In a fence-mending gesture, European directors Ingmar Bergman, Wim Wenders and Istvan Szabo have sent support letters to American counterparts Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese regarding their…
The incredible has now happened: Through Friday, "Jurassic Park" became the first picture ever to gross $ 500 million overseas.
They definitely swashed, but the concern is that Disney's "The Three Musketeers" could buckle, based on lower-than-expected opening-weekend estimates of $ 11.5 million.
In an unusual dual-release marketing plan that Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein calls "a nod to the French," the New York-based distribbery will release France's immensely popular "Les Visiteurs" (The…
A newly restored print of Charlie Chaplin's 1925 comedy "The Gold Rush" will be screened Wednesday and Thursday at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater.