United Artists-based Crossroads Films has tapped Peter Speakman and Michael M.B. Galvin to adapt the as-yet unpublished Charles Huston novel "Caught Stealing."
Just before facing some 500 members of the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominating committee after a recent screening of "Far From Heaven," Julianne Moore, new to the Q&A game, turned to a publicist to…
The European Film Academy presented Italian scribe Tonino Guerra a lifetime achievement award Dec. 7 at ceremonies in Rome.
Is Donald Kaufman -- jointly credited with Charlie Kaufman for the screenplay of "Adaptation" -- a fictitious person?
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" -- we'll call it "Harry 2" -- is proving to be a champion sprinter but less of a stayer as MGM's Bond sequel -- released a week or so later is some…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Sometimes superstitions really are based on reality. In the offbeat world of "Star Trek" faithful, it's an article of faith that even-numbered films have turned out far better than the odd-numbered…
Driven by the government and private entrepreneurs, a cinema building boom is under way on the mainland.
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
While other filmmakers are embroiled in a feverish round of parties and speeches, gearing up for the Golden Globes and the Oscars, Roman Polanski is among the missing.
The much-delayed film studio pegged for Melbourne's Docklands has found a savior in Sino Guzzardi -- an ex-music biz exec and owner of Australia's dominant hotel movies supplier.