Competition this Christmas is fiercer than ever -- a dozen or so films, counting limited bows, will have opened by Friday -- and anxious industry execs are sitting by their phones (or logging on to…
The bombing in Iraq forced Italian helmer Michelangelo Antonioni to cancel his trip to the Middle East to scout locations for his new film "Destination Verna," script writer Tonino Guerra said.
An unfinished work from director Akira Kurosawa will be made by his production company next spring.
Having just acquired two of Norway's most important films, Scandinavia's newest independent film sales company, Werner Film and Media Intl. (WFM), is planning to branch out into co-financing and…
Miramax Distribution will host ShoWest '99's final luncheon March 11.
Joseph Vilsmaier's "The Harmonists" will kick off the eighth annual New York Jewish Film Festival, which runs Jan. 17-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.
The 56th Venice Film Festival will take place Sept. 1-11 next year, the fest's new director, Alberto Barbera, announced Monday.
Danish-born actress Connie Nielson, last seen opposite Kurt Russell in Warner Bros.’ “Soldier,” has been tapped for the female lead in the Ridley Scott-helmed action epic “Gladiators” for…
Buoyed by a tide of critics' awards and nominations, Miramax/Universal's "Shakespeare in Love" remained on top of the exclusives list for the second consecutive week.
DreamWorks/UIP's "Prince of Egypt," which pulled in $14.5 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., added $12.9 million from a mixed bag of weekend debuts in a crowded frame at the overseas box…