In "The Gift," director Sam Raimi ("The Evil Dead," "Dark Man") works from a script by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson once again to tell an unsettling story of human redemption featuring…
The year-old Entertainment Capital Group, which specializes in gap financing and in providing P&A funds for feature films, has tapped Michael Baumohl prexy of international operations.
Though nommed last year for "Saving Private Ryan," it's been six years since two-time best actor winner Tom Hanks grabbed gold for "Forrest Gump." But "Cast Away" could change that.
Although the principal creative guilds were formed primarily to protect the rights of their respective members, the Writers Guild of America started handing out awards in 1947 as a way of celebrating…
Tom Dey ("Shanghai Noon") has committed to direct "Showtime" for Warner Bros., with Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy still in talks to star (Daily Variety, Dec. 7).
Columbia TriStar Films Australia received the Grand Award from Australia's National 2000 Multicultural Awards for its "Silk Screen" films.
Disney's new generation of animators has quietly staged a palace revolt with "The Emperor's New Groove." The holiday release may not match the groovy business of many of the studio's other kidpix…
Disney is near a deal to finance "Baby's in Black," Brad Silberling's next directing effort. Silberling, who wrote the script and will produce with Mark Johnson, will try to get into production…
Waltzing in after Australia, Sweden ("The Last Dance") and Japan ("Shall We Dance"), China gets its own ballroom terping movie with "Indivisible Partners" (aka "Dancing"), that's actually more about…
Chances are when the Oscar nominees are announced at the crack of dawn on Feb. 13, several talents will emerge who have never basked in Oscar's spotlight. Part of this has to do with the burst of new…
Joined by their ex-newscaster daughter Julia Hilder, Oscar-winning veteran docu team Allie Light and Irving Saraf ("In the Shadow of the Stars," "Dialogues With Madwomen") let a harrowing subject…