October Films, the majority-owned arthouse division of Universal Pictures, has promoted Susan Glatzer to vice president of acquisitions and production, and Peter Kalmbach and Amanda Klein to…
Teen thesp Anna Paquin has joined the cast of Miramax Films' romantic comedy "She's All That."
Director Mimi Leder moves deftly from crisis to crisis. After seguing from medical emergencies on "ER" to terrorism in "Peacemaker" and cataclysmic falling asteroids on "Deep Impact," she's now…
The rules for the 71st Academy Awards next year will be a little different than in years past.
For the second time this summer, big box office buzz turned out to be mainly static. "Armageddon's" debut fell far short of last year's Independence Day opener, Sony's "Men in Black," which racked up…
Sci-fi maven Gregory Widen has inked to write and direct the fourth installment of the swashbuckling "Highlander" franchise, "Highlander: The Search for Connor," for Miramax-owned Dimension Films.
Dan Rosen, the tyro writer-director of the indie black comedy "Dead Man's Curve," is set to make his studio directing debut on New Line Cinema's comedy "Planet Deb."
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti says a host of culture ministers meeting in Ottawa last week were fighting a losing rearguard action in their attempt to build barricades to…
Russia's second city made its own special piece of film history recently, when the local Festival of Festivals notched up its millionth ticket sale since the first fest curtain went up in 1993.
The 33rd Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival kicked off Friday night with a gala opening ceremony honoring Michael Douglas and legendary Czech director Frantisek Vlacil, which nicely sums up the duality…