Atom Egoyan's controversial "Ararat" will make its North American as the opener of the 27th Toronto Intl. Film Festival in September, fest director Piers Handling announced Tuesday.
Kevin Macdonald, whose "One Day In September" won the best documentary Oscar in 2000, is about to start shooting "Touching The Void" for FilmFour and the Film Council.
As Universal Pictures' specialty label, Focus, takes shape under new co-heads James Schamus and David Linde, two execs from USA Films are exiting the company.
Starting in 2004, the Oscars will absolutely, definitely be held a month earlier than usual. Well, maybe. The board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted June 25 to move up the date…
Laurence Fishburne is in final negotiations to topline "Mystic River" at Warner Bros. The Oscar-nommed thesp ("What's Love Got to Do With It") would play the partner of a cop investigating a murder…
The World Cup final soccer telecast deflated cinema attendance in nearly every foreign market on Sunday, detracting from otherwise buoyant bows by "Spider-Man," "Minority Report," "Lilo & Stitch,"…
Director Przemyslaw Reut took the top prize for his drama "Paradox Lake" at the eighth annual Los Angeles Film Festival awards, held Saturday atop the Bel Age Hotel.
Scribes David Cowper and Marti Palmer shared UCLA Extension's prestigious Diane Thomas Screenwriting Award for promising screenwriters last week.
World Wrestling Entertainment received the $2 million executive producer’s fee for the film “The Scorpion King.” Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper.
Even as one film about the Alamo is being conceived in Hollywood's warm glow of A-list celebrity, another is suffocating in a stifling-hot warehouse in Glendale, Calif., soon to disappear forever.