Yet another Cautionary Tale of the Information Age: The Canadian theater chain Cineplex Odeon Corp. has begun running a 90-second spot in its theaters lecturing audiences on the do's and don'ts…
Yasmine Bleeth, coming off a three-season stint as one of the "Baywatch" mermaids, has ankled the William Morris Agency and signed with the Gersh Agency, just as she wraps negotiations to star in her…
Sam Fuller, iconoclastic director of low-budget films and a cult favorite for 40 years, died Oct. 30 of natural causes at his home in the Hollywood Hills. Fuller, who lived in France until recently…
Step aside "E.T.," Japan's top movie of all time is now the animated feature "The Phantom Princess" (Mononoke Hime).
The most famous thumbs in the land point north when the subject of DVD is broached. Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, the venerable Chicago film critics who reinvigorated the meaning of "thumbs up,"…
"Cost of Living," the story of a female con artist who gets stuck in a small town, received the Studio Award Thursday evening at the 11th American Film Institute Intl. Film Fest.
Martin Roth Prods. and Mustang Films have offices in the same building but are otherwise unaffiliated, contrary to what was reported in an Oct. 20 story on the Hollywood Film Festival.
Ben Affleck, who received plaudits for his role in Kevin Smith's boy-meets-lesbian pic "Chasing Amy," is near a deal to star in the DreamWorks romantic comedy "Forces of Nature" for Roth/Arnold Prods.
Actors Gregory Sporleder and Lynn Red Williams have signed on to star in "Hulk," Universal's bigscreen adaptation of the Marvel comic book series.
Phoenix Pictures has inked a deal with Mel Smith ("Bean") to direct Gabriel Byrne as "The Laird of Tomintoul," a true-to-life career cop who swindled Scotland Yard out of millions, which he used to…
Just in time for Halloween, the Barrys went batty for a new novel about giant bats, with Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson making a preemptive deal at Touchstone for "Vespers," a 15-page treatment…