Steve Martin has another date with Oscar. Gil Cates, producer of the 75th Academy Awards, announced Thursday that Martin has agreed to host the March 23 Oscarcast, marking his sophomore gig as emcee.
"A Confederacy of Dunces" finally has a director. After 22 years in development hell and a high-profile lawsuit between Hollywood heavies, David Gordon Green ("George Washington") has been tapped by…
Wait till next year. That's the outlook for the current versions of federal legislation to fight runaway production. Those efforts look to be headed for the back burner during the upcoming lame-duck…
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have signed Scott Silver to a blind script deal. Silver wrote the Eminem pic "8 Mile" for Imagine and U.
In a sign that local feature production has emerged from its long slump, off-lot activity in Los Angeles hit the second-highest level of the year in October.
Paramount and Universal have officially confirmed the appointment of Stewart Till as chairman and CEO of United Intl. Pictures, the studios' overseas distribution co-venture.
Red-blooded males, plus distaffers who groove on their sisters kicking major butt, should get up close to Hong Kong femme actioner "So Close." Slickly packaged, unashamedly exploitative popcorn movie…
German avant-garde filmer Klaus Wyborny devotes much of his latest pic to the antique joys of pud-pulling, as maybe practiced by Roman dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Hanns Zischler) in late June of…
It's hello kitty, goodbye cruel world in the efficient Danish horror thriller "Kat." Handled with straight-faced conviction by helmer Martin Schmidt and cast, tale of a malevolent spirit wreaking…
An enjoyable and entertainingly cast fable about love, death and revenge, "Plots With a View" strikes a near-miraculous balance between the silly and the morbid. Drag-racing hearses and tap-dancing…
"Family" raises fascinating questions about identity, and about the ability of documakers to dramatize their own stories. The lines are certainly blurred in this on-camera study of one young Dane…