Actress Hilary Swank ("Boys Don't Cry") is in final negotiations to star in "The Affair of the Necklace" for indie shingle Alcon Entertainment, with Charles Shyer ("Father of the Bride") attached to…
In a twist on the traditional media coverage of a star at a movie premiere, Leonardo DiCaprio’s personal media covered Wednesday’s preem of “The Beach.” The star’s Web site (www.leonardodicaprio.com)…
The deadline for submitting Oscar noms is 5 p.m. today.
A local branch of a prominent anti-bias organization has honored writer-director Gregory Nava, the Writers Guild of America West and WGAW president John Wells with awards for promoting diversity in…
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors announced Tuesday that it has changed its name officially to the Art Directors Guild, its unofficial designation for many years.
Jane Fonda has been named a presenter for the Oscar 2000 telecast, which will mark her first appearance on the show since 1992.
Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson (“Home Improvement”) will star in the indie feature “Viva Las Nowhere.” She’ll portray twins in the dark comedy about a would-be country singer. Richardson…
Kevin Spacey starrer "The Big Kahuna" will kick off the 15th annual Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, which has packed 20 world and 16 U.S. preems in its screening lineup.
New Line Cinema has seized domestic distribution rights to writer-director Todd Solondz's untitled next project, to be produced by Gotham-based Christine Vachon and Ted Hope.
Paramount has paid six figures for the screen rights to "The Man Who Loved Cat Burgling," an article by Skip Hollandsworth that appears in the February issue of Texas Monthly, for Lynda Obst Prods…
Robert Friedman, former prexy of the AMC Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has signed on as a consultant to production house Ray-Art Studios.