Eric Roberts, last seen taunting Sam Shepard in TNT’s high-rated western “Purgatory,” has joined the cast of Signal Hills Pictures’ “Mercy Streets.” The pic, which starts shooting this month, is…
Exuberantly rude and crude, but generally more frantic than genuinely funny, "3 Strikes" is poised to score quick and fade fast in urban markets. In marked contrast to the similarly slapdash "Friday"…
To borrow the title from Mike Leigh's latest film, 1999 might be remembered as the year the movie business went topsy-turvy.
Veteran assistant director and unit production manager Cheryl Downey has been named this year's recipient of the Directors Guild of America's Frank Capra Achievement Award.
Driven by audiences' seemingly unending hunger for true stories, the barrage of almost-true movies in 1999 was a collective case of first doing the proper homework, and then making movies that didn't…
In another case of a female British author getting wealthy off of Hollywood, Warner Bros. has paid Robyn Sisman high six figures upfront for "Just Friends," a romantic comedy to be produced by David…
Martin Scorsese and Peter Bogdanovich will be among the honorary chairs of the ninth annual Anthology Film Archives Film Preservation Honors, to take place April 11 in Manhattan.
France's cinema industry hasn't been this prolific in years. But French audiences just aren't buying what's being offered.
Kevin Spacey, nominee for best actor for his role in "American Beauty," has been named an Oscar presenter.
The William Morris Agency has formed WMA/IFG, an international film group that will seek to both package William Morris clients in internationally focused films and to secure overseas film financing…
The Oscarcast may celebrate the best of film, but what makes it so much fun is that it's great TV.