Warren Beatty has been tapped by the Costume Designers Guild to receive its Distinguished Director Award.
Rival British distribs FilmFour and Pathe have entered an unprecedented alliance to acquire big-budget movies, starting with Iain Softley's psychological drama "K-Pax" from Intermedia.
Steve Martin has a simple reason for hosting the 73rd annual Academy Awards: "If you can't win 'em, join 'em." Not that he's written off all chances of claiming a golden statuette of his own during…
"I'm in the torture chamber." That's how Robert Nelson Jacobs, up for an Academy Award for his adapted screenplay for "Chocolat," described -- during a panel discussion Tuesday night at the Writers…
Helmer Brad Silberling has signed on to develop and direct "Josiah's Canon" for 20th Century Fox and producer Adam Fields.
Ernest Lehman, a six-time Academy Award nominee who on March 25 will become the first screenwriter to receive an honorary Oscar, has, by his own account, enjoyed a fortunate creative life.
Who ever thought the Oscar race would be dominated by the spirits of Steve Reeves and Bruce Lee? A year ago, the words "gladiator movie" and "kung-fu movie" conjured up images of dubbed, schlocky…
The works of William Shakespeare will be in the spotlight at the Biennale di Venezia, the art org that controls the Venice Film Festival.
Ridley Scott's "Hannibal" is leaving a growing trail of controversy with overseas censors along with its onscreen body count.
Mel Gibson's Paramount-based Icon Prods. has plunked down low six figures for "The Devil's Kiss," a thriller from Mark L. Smith. Project was discovered online at iFilm.com via its Script Shark link.
Former President Bill Clinton, in a relaxed speech to the Variety Front Row conference Tuesday, assailed the media's excessive coverage of popular gameshows and reality skeins over stories of…