The Fifth Night Series at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe may be no more. Tuesday marked the last officially skedded screenplay reading in the series, which launched in 1994.
Some fests have a hard time finding fare to fit a theme -- but that's never a problem for Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival in Illinois.
Vidgame publisher Activision has landed the exclusive rights to create games based around the upcoming Steven Spielberg sci-fi actioner "Minority Report," starring Tom Cruise.
It's getting harder to say no in Hollywood. Just ask director Tony Kaye, who was sued for $10 million by Larry Jenkins, producer of a script that Kaye declined to direct.
With the merger of USA Films and Universal Pictures set to close this spring, USA is adding muscle to its production team, hiring Joe Pichirallo, a seasoned executive in the specialty films arena, as…
Helmer Dominic Sena will team with "American Psycho" producer Chris Hanley on an adaptation of "The Killer Inside Me," the 1952 pulp fiction classic by Jim Thompson.
Boris Karloff. Kelsey Grammer. The two have little in common, except playwright Chad Beguelin. Beguelin, 32, has found a champion in Grammer's Gramnet Prods. for his pitch "Frankenteacher."
Screenwriters Mike Werb and Michael Colleary originated “Men of Destiny” as a pitch and did not rewrite it. Information was wrong in Monday’s paper. * * * Miramax exec Terry Kane was unaffected by…
The annual AFI Fest is seeking entries for its international competition of features, documentaries and shorts Nov. 7-17. The early deadline for entries is June 5. Final deadline is July 17.
The 18th Israel Film Fest founder and exec director Meir Fenigstein unveiled the 2002 fest's line-up of the country's best features, docus, TV films and series Monday.
Japanese auds turned out in force for "A Beautiful Mind" and horror fans in Britain got their kicks from "Blade II" last weekend while the "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" 20th anni reissue generally…