“The Talented Mr. Ripley” helmer Anthony Minghella said, “I think it’s a great fillip for the film to be recognized this way on the week that it opens. It suggests to audiences that it might be worth…
Directorial debuts drew the most interest at the first Spanish Film Screenings for Europe, which wrapped here Saturday.
On Jan. 23, there's a chance the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will hand a Golden Globe to Sharon Stone. In the meantime, the org has already handed over something else to her: the expensive watches…
Fine Line has won a competitive auction for the screen option to Julian F. Thompson's novel "The Grounding of Group 6" on behalf of "Forrest Gump" producer Wendy Finerman.
Richard Goleszowski is set to direct "The Tortoise and the Hare," which is being developed as the second film from Aardman Animation under its deal with DreamWorks.
A few days shy of Christmas, DVD sales in 1999 have nearly tripled sales from all of '98. But that doesn't mean all is merry in Hollywood.
Buxom cyber-explorer Lara Croft is inching her way to the bigscreen: Paramount Pictures is in advanced negotiations to enlist Simon West ("The General's Daughter," "Con Air") to direct "Tomb Raider,"…
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival is calling for submissions for the 2000 event.
Actress Gong Li will be the president of the international jury for the 50th anniversary edition of the Berlin Film Festival. It's the first time that a Chinese personality has been invited to serve…
Ireland must increase tax breaks for filmmakers to prevent them from choosing to shoot their pictures in other nearby European countries, the Irish Business and Employers Confederation said on Monday.