Michael Caine is in final negotiations to join the cast of Miramax Films' "The Cider House Rules," which begins shooting Monday in New England.
That overemployed staple of '90s U.S. cinema, the serial killer, is rampaging once again in "Clay Pigeons." This sometimes diverting and well-cast effort from feature debutants director David Dobkin…
Moving swiftly to prevent overruns on its first major production, the Johnny Depp-starrer "The Ninth Gate," Artisan Entertainment, together with completion bond provider Intl. Film Guarantors, has…
Brad Anderson's "Next Stop, Wonderland" won the Grand Prix at the 24th Deauville Festival of American Cinema Sunday.
Kevin Spacey is in negotiations to star in "American Beauty," the DreamWorks black comedy scripted by Alan Ball that marks the film-directing debut of Sam Mendes.
Using the Venice Film Festival as a springboard, "Saving Private Ryan" launched its foreign campaign last weekend with dazzling debuts in the U.K., Brazil, Mexico and four other territories.
Paramount's new classics division kicked off the acquisitions derby at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival by picking up U.S., U.K. and other territorial rights to Tod Williams' directorial debut "The…
A risky idea only occasionally gets both wheels off the ground in "The Theory of Flight," a sometimes wryly amusing, oftimes dramatically awkward story about a wheelchair victim determined to lose…
Writer-director Ron Shelton has teamed with indie producer Stephen Chin to form Shanghai'd Films, an independent finance and production company that will make low- to moderately budgeted films.
"Out of Sight" director Steven Soderbergh has assembled a 1960s-iconic cast for his next pic, Artisan Entertainment's "The Limey," comprising vets Peter Fonda, Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren and…
A feature debut that packs a knockout punch, the Australian "Praise" is a surprise for both its potent content and technical skill. The story of young down-and-outers is unsparing in detail, yet…