Ending a seven-month search for its "man in Hollywood," Gotham-based Time Warner subsid DC Comics has hired Joel Silver's TV topper Gregory Noveck to the newly created post of senior VP, creative…
Imagine an Oscar category with films inspired by legendary artists Dali and Giacometti. Then add a cartoon about tadpoles, a piece about sheep from the artist who designed "Toy Story's" Woody the…
One almost needs a storyboard to explain the rules governing the Academy's animated feature film category. An animated feature is defined as "a motion picture of at least 70 minutes in running time…
Andrew Stanton is on the phone from the Bay Area, where he is packing his bags for Tokyo. The movie he directed, "Finding Nemo," will have its premiere in Japan, six months after it opened in the U.S.
Sean Penn has been offered the starring role opposite Nicole Kidman in "The Interpreter," a Sydney Pollack-directed political thriller for Working Title and Universal. Filming begins in New York…
Warner Bros. is zeroing in on Katie Holmes for the female lead of its next "Batman" film. Holmes has been offered the role, subject to a screen test with Christian Bale that will be conducted by…
Oscar-nommed helmer Lasse Hallstrom is in negotiations to direct and produce Parisian period piece "Harry and Caresse" for Fine Line Features.
The 2004 Philadelphia Film Festival, scheduled to run April 8-21, is accepting entries in all genres.
Romanian Cristian Nemescu's "C Block Story" received first prize at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' Intl. Student Film Festival.
Fangoria and Bedford Entertainment have picked up North American distribution rights to Julian Richards' "The Last Horror Movie."
Revising its intentions in light of last week's overturn of the screener ban, the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has announced its members will vote for the org's annual film awards, which earlier…