Whatever the marketplace throws at "Erin Brockovich" -- teen action, sci-fi, adult comedy, family animation -- the Universal drama not only defeats it but uses it as fuel. Julia Roberts starrer…
A valentine to New York's racial, religious and cultural diversity, "Keeping the Faith," actor Edward Norton's well-shot feature directorial debut, is a schematically constructed romantic comedy…
John Francis Daley, the young protagonist of the NBC skein “Freaks and Geeks,” has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas. He’s managed by Gilbert/Coates Ltd.’s Paul…
Playing a desperate, scheming film producer whose time has past, Michael Lerner delivers a bravura performance in Jon Robin Baitz's "Mizlansky/ Zilinsky."
Disney is heading back to high school with "The New Guy," a teenage comedy from scribe David Kendall. Ed Decter, one of the writers of "There's Something About Mary," is on board to make his…
Julia Roberts could hit a trifecta this weekend with "Erin Brockovich" looking to rack up its third straight victory at the nation's box office.
Sometimes it's remarkable how far a hackneyed storyline will take you when it's decently executed. The Wonderful World of Disney's "Mail to the Chief" is never for a second in danger of being…
Europe's audiences are turning to European product in ever larger numbers.
Unapix Films Theatrical, a newly formed distrib arm of Unapix Entertainment headed by Richard Abramowitz, has acquired its first two films for release: "Grass," a documentary narrated by Woody…
From the instant he drops from his mother's womb to the moment he is summoned up to the pearly gates, is an actor pre-programmed to always search for his spotlight? According to playwright Frederick…
Paramount-based producer Scott Rudin has preemptively purchased the nonfiction book "Driving Mr. Albert" by Mike Paterniti, based on his October 1997 Harper's article.