Rarely does a wide-release pic with an A-list star make an unabashed pitch for, of all things, universal health care.
Gale Anne Hurd has optioned feature and television rights to "t-babe," a virtual pop star created by Glasgow Animation co-founders Tessa and Sascha Hartmann. Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment will…
Kate Hudson and Naomi Watts are in negotiations to star in the comedy "Le Divorce" for producers Merchant Ivory and Fox Searchlight.
Almost half of all movie and TV production money pumped into Canada in 2001 came from abroad -- mostly the U.S. -- according to a report published Thursday by the Canadian Film & Television…
The 52nd Berlin Intl. Film Fest rolled into its first full day Thursday, with competition screenings of Paul Greengrass's "Bloody Sunday" and Amos Kollek's "Bridget" plus the out-of-competition…
The Directors Guild of America has named Joe Pytka for his record-setting 14th nomination as one of five candidates for outstanding directorial achievement in commercials.
Nicole Kidman, who recently won a Golden Globe for her toplining turn in 20th Century Fox's "Moulin Rouge," will be honored with the Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film Award at ShoWest 2002.
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The Producers Guild of America has tapped Joel Gallen, producer and organizer of "America: A Tribute to Heroes," with its first Visionary Award.
Pixar Animation Studios is beginning to enjoy some "Monster" profits.
Marcia Gay Harden will make her first appearance as an Oscar presenter at the 74th Academy Awards. Harden nabbed gold in the supporting actress category for her perf in the 2000 pic "Pollock." She…