Tom Hanks has been tapped as a presenter for the 76th Academy Awards.
Following a heated bidding war with Paramount, DreamWorks bought Caspian Tredwell-Owen's spec script "The Island" for $1 million against $1.5 million. Michael Bay is circling the project to direct.
Ron Howard will have to wait a little longer to start his next pic, "Cinderella Man." Russell Crowe, who will star in the film as Great Depression-era boxer Jim Braddock, dislocated his shoulder on…
The Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan announced Thursday that 2003 was a record year for the Japanese box office, with total receipts reaching ¥203.26 billion ($1.93 billion) with a total…
Warner Bros.' "The Last Samurai" and Disney's "Finding Nemo" started their local release Dec. 6 and crossed the magic ¥10 billion ($94.8 million) mark early this week.
The Kadokawa Group of Cos., grouped around major Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten, announced that it will change the name of local studio Kadokawa Daiei Film to Kadokawa Film starting April 1.
The 2004 Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, to be held on July 15-27, is seeking entries in all genres.
Andrew J. Kuehn, director-producer and advertising pioneer widely credited with creating the modern motion picture trailer, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Laguna Beach. He was 66.
A surprisingly intense debut from Peruvian director Josue Mendez, "Days of Santiago" details a young war veteran's tragic inability to adjust to civilian society. Though convincingly set in the lower…
Increasingly global influence of Japanese anime -- and its reinterpretation in a different cultural context -- is the central interest in ambitious South Korea animated feature. Ecological theme…
Taken strictly as a docu about a key Buddhist ritual, "Wheel of Time" is a perfectly pleasant, educational film, featuring pretty pictures, exotic locations and interview footage with the Dalai Lama…