Luc Besson has abruptly shuttered the Gotham office of his U.S. production company, Seaside.
"Jimmy Caan introduced us right after I finished doing 'Thief.' We kind of became friends after that, and were looking for something to do together. When we finally got together on 'Heat,' whatever I…
John Malkovich will star in Claude Lelouch's "And Now Ladies and Gentlemen," a love story about a gangster and a barroom singer.
If Al Pacino's life is like a see-saw between movies and theater, then the fulcrum is Chal Prods. Formed nearly two decades ago, the company is the actor's means of hatching and developing projects…
The Oscars look different from Europe. I'm not surprised, just a little mesmerized by the depths of ambivalence toward something, that for Americans at least, is so simple: Awards good, losing bad.
Dimension Films has optioned the script to the 1964 "Outer Limits" episode "Demon With a Glass Hand" from author Harlan Ellison, who will adapt the screenplay. David Twohy ("Pitch Black") is set to…
The late Irwin Kostal, two-time Oscar winner for Best Score, once exploded at an Academy meeting, "The Oscars and the Golden Globes are NOT the Grammys! Who cares if a film song is a hit. All I want…
The selection committee for USC's 13th annual Scripter Award, honoring excellence in adaptation from book to film, has named the five nominees.
Nothing thrills Al Pacino like acting on stage. Performing in front of an audience gives him a pleasure so powerful, so visceral, that to describe it he returns over and over again to a quote from…
"Al doesn't know how to fake anything, so you're going to get a reality that's going to come from the deepest part of his being. If it doesn't involve all of him, he doesn't know what to do with it…