Universal Pictures has optioned Bryan Burrough's nonfiction tome, "Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir" for Overbrook Entertainment, the production banner run by Will Smith and James Lassiter.
A jolting bumper-car ride across five years of recent Yugoslav history through the story of two on-the-make teenagers, Srdjan Dragojevic's "The Wounds" plays at times like a Serbian "Trainspotting."…
Albert Johnson, 74, former artistic director of the San Francisco Film Festival and popular lecturer on the cinema at the University of California at Berkeley and throughout the world, died Oct. 17…
Filled with entrancing, spectacular dance sequences, "Sun Bird" looks great. The trouble is that the drama surrounding the choreographed sequences is not nearly as captivating as the onstage…
Millennial musical "The Hole" by Tsai Ming-Liang of Taiwan won the Gold Hugo at the 34th Chicago Intl. Film Festival Sunday night. The eight-person jury, led by thesp Christopher Lee, awarded a…
"City of Angels," Warner Bros' remake of Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," hit a cume of $101.7 million over the weekend, making it the 12th film of the year to pass the $100 million mark overseas.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who exited "Home Improvement" after eight seasons, will star with Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Pollak and Mark Hamill in the indie feature "Walking Across Egypt."
Good Machine Intl.'s controversial suburban tale "Happiness" topped the exclusives roster in its first full weekend.
Kirsten Dunst has signed to star as the female lead in "The Crow: Salvation," the third installment of producer Ed Pressman's supernatural franchise for Dimension Films.
"Flubber" helmer Les Mayfield has signed to direct Martin Lawrence in "The Blue Streak" for Columbia Pictures. Daniel Melnick, Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producers on the project.
Joan Hickson, an actress best known for her television portrayal of the shrewd detective Miss Marple, died Saturday in London. She was 92. Hickson’s acting career began in 1927, but her biggest break…