In what may be the biggest rewrite deal of the new year, Columbia Pictures has plunked down $1.3 million for prolific scribe Scott Rosenberg to rewrite ... himself.
Finally some good news for less-than-critically-praised pics such as "Body Shots," "Baby Geniuses" and "Lake Placid": They're among the 244 releases in 1999 deemed eligible for the best picture Oscar.
As Pierce Brosnan nears a deal to next topline "The Tailor of Panama" for Columbia, the actor is eyeing a return engagement at MGM to follow.
Christine Fugate's 1999 Slamdance Film Fest docu, "The Girl Next Door," has found a domestic distributor in indie shingle Intercon Pictures.
Steven Spielberg and Gwyneth Paltrow have been tapped presenters at this year's 57th annual Golden Globe Awards. The two snagged Globes during last year's kudocast -- Spielberg for best director…
In the 68 years since the Academy gave a special award to Walt Disney for the creation of Mickey Mouse, little has reversed the overwhelming advantage live action movies hold over animated features…
After an auspicious platform start, Universal is eagerly awaiting the bell signaling the next round for "The Hurricane."
Here's a rosy indicator of what a foreign-language Oscar nomination means to a distributor: USA Films is currently handling "Rosetta," a double-winner at Cannes (Palme d'Or and actress), slowly and…
The average Oscar watcher may be clueless about the list of contenders in the animated short category. However, toon insiders can often tell you which titles are going to land a nomination a few…
Veteran film editors Dann Cahn and Marge Fowler have been selected as this year's winners of the American Cinema Editors' Career Achievement Awards.