"La Ciudad" is Spanish for city. It's also the setting of an unusual marketing push that is helping a pic, which chronicles urban life, reach often-elusive Latino auds.
Janeane Garofalo, Lorraine Bracco, Jason Priestley and Larry Miller are among the crop of filmmakers and talent set to unspool their films next month at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.
Under his Merv Griffin Entertainment banner, Merv Griffin will team with actor George Hamilton to co-produce a feature film based on Hamilton's real-life adventures as a teenager traversing the…
Two additional sponsors, Motorola and On2.com, have been added to the 2000 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah; fest kicked off Thursday and runs till Jan. 30.
A pacy, well-edited actioner with Cambodian terrorists running amok in Hong Kong, "Purple Storm" is a surprisingly dark and gritty slalom ride by helmer Teddy Chen, whose "Mission: Impossible"…
Peter Chelsom has closed a deal to helm the new Miramax comedy "Serendipity." The Blackpool, England, native most recently directed New Line's Warren Beatty starrer "Town and Country." He also helmed…
Startup film financer Sidekick Entertainment has announced plans to back as many as five independent films annually through late-stage funding in its first year of operation.
A multifaceted portrait of the bonds that tie within a working-class Hong Kong family, "Little Cheung" reps a distinct change of pace and style for writer-director Fruit Chan. This third leg of his…
Warren Beatty has been feted with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for career achievement in film by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
Mark Feuerstein has "What Women Want." The thesp has been cast opposite Mel Gibson in the upcoming Paramount pic.