EXCLUSIVEColumbia is doing it their way, confirming Thursday that they anted up $750,000 against $1 million for movie rights to a recent newspaper story recounting the improbable but true story of a…
EXCLUSIVESarah Michelle Gellar, star of the WB Network hit "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," will star alongside Ryan Phillippe in "Cruel Inventions," a modern retelling of "Dangerous Liaisons" set in New…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has pulled technical production duties for its March 23 Oscarcast inhouse, rather than once again leaving those tasks to ABC, which holds the license to…
EXCLUSIVE PARK CITY, Utah -- Robert L. King is set to direct a film version of Charles Busch's stage play "Psycho Beach Party" for Strand Releasing.
The American Film Marketing Assn. has created a new lifetime achievement prize, the Independence Award, and has named producer Saul Zaentz as its first recipient.
As Hollywood majors raced toward "Dead Man's Curve" Thursday, one of the best-kept secrets at the Sundance Film Festival was that independent film buffs are about to have a magazine to call their own.
Both "As Good As It Gets," featuring Jack Nicholson's portrayal of a homophobic writer, and "My Best Friend's Wedding," starring Rupert Everett as an openly gay editor, found favor in this year's…
The nominating period for the fourth annual Screen Actors Guild awards closes Monday.
Leading Italian film director Gianni Amelio will get behind the camera again after a long hiatus when he begins shooting next month the Cecchi Gori production "The Way We Laughed," his first feature…
The producers of "The People vs. Larry Flynt" have reached an out-of-court settlement with Kenneth Kahn, a defense attorney who claimed he was consulted for the film, but never given credit or used…
Calling 1997 quite possibly "the best year in the history of the Spanish film industry," Gerardo Herrero, the president of Spain's producers' lobby FAPAE, presented an analysis of results for Spain's…