The Nortel Palm Springs Film Festival's 1999 lineup comprises 160 films from 44 countries.
Philip Kaufman is near a deal to helm Fox Searchlight Pictures' feature version of Douglas Wright's play "Quills," a cogita-tion on the infamous Marquis de Sade.
Burying the hatchet after their recent fallout, Jersey Shore and October Films announced two greenlit features Wednesday that Jersey will produce and October will distribute and market.
Thirteen screenwriters have been tapped to fine-tune their film projects at the Screenwriters Lab at the Sundance Institute from Jan. 15-20.
Members of Wu-Tang Clan are putting their support behind two independent pictures being repped by Gotham entertainment lawyer Steven Beer.
Filmmakers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, whose non-exclusive deal with Disney expires at year's end, are close to a deal to move their Kennedy/Marshall Co. to Universal Pictures.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. loved "Shakespeare" and "Truman" equally when it announced the nominations for the 1999 Golden Globes Awards this morning at 5:30 am. Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love"…
"Platoon" is an intense but artistically distanced study of infantry life during the Vietnam War. Writer-director Oliver Stone seeks to immerse the audience totally in the nightmare of the United…
The New York Film Critics Circle on Wednesday followed its L.A. brethren by naming Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" the year's best picture. "Ryan" wasn't the only World War II epic to score…
Ryan O’Neal has joined the cast of the low-budget indie feature “Gentlemen B.,” now shooting in L.A. The $200,000 pic, about a coterie of suave bank robbers, stars Charlie Mattera, Peter Greene…
Senior Daily Variety columnist Army Archerd, his wife, Selma Archerd, Lew Wechsler and Bunnie Stivers will receive the Crystal Award for their outstanding contributions to the People's Choice Awards.