Greek filmmaker Olga Malea stumbled onto her first helming mission on a 1985 trip to Argentina. She ended up making a docu-drama centered around the Tango neighborhood La Boca that was picked up by…
Johnny Depp is in negotiations to star in “From Hell,” a Jack the Ripper tale that Albert and Allen Hughes are directing at 20th Century Fox. Pic is an adaptation by scripter and novelist Rafael…
Staged explosions, sirens and searchlights startled movie theater owners from their deli plates Thursday as 20th Century Fox gave a packed ShoWest banquet hall a taste of "Titan A.E.," a…
Hometown: Dover, Delaware First venture into showbiz: “I was a dancer, moved to New York at 17 and missed the last year of high school.” Who she admires: “I watched and stared at De Niro because he’s…
Hometown: Newcastle, England Favorite thing about the biz: “The opportunity to work with some amazing people.” Least favorite thing: “Questions about my personal life.” Where you might have seen her…
Warner Bros.-based Jerry Weintraub Prods. has acquired the comedy spec "Day Trader" for what sources said is low against mid-six figures.
An impressive cast and fabulous locales can't elevate this well meaning but completely absurd costumer from years of certain servitude in parochial school auditoriums.
Could the Wall Street Journal scoop the Oscars? In a letter accompanying the 4,200 ballots mailed out Tuesday, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences president Robert Rehme urged members not to…
Sony brought applauding exhibs to their feet Wednesday at ShoWest with a product reel and presentation that ignited interest in two summer tentpoles: "The Patriot" and a mid-2001 Muhammad Ali biopic.
Eastman Kodak, the king of film, said Wednesday it's inked a deal with wireless giant Qualcomm, Inc. to create a fully-integrated system for digital cinema.
A broad, unsubtle comedy that affectionately embraces the most basic ethnic stereotyping, "The Wogboy" has surprised local observers by scoring the biggest opening ever for an Australian film…