Musicvid helmer Hype Williams has signed a two-year overall deal with New Line to produce and direct feature films.
Tina Landau's "Space," a strange amalgam of New Age philosophy, schtick and old-fashioned romance, finds its serious concerns voided by a muddled script. Landau's vague, derivative and astonishingly…
The curtain is expected to fall on Universal Pictures Intl.'s theatrical distribution arm by the end of 1999, with "Mickey Blue Eyes" being pegged as the banner's last major release.
Finally, TV is offering a primetime comedy series targeted to the demo that finds Pauly Shore films too challenging. In "Shasta McNasty," UPN has concocted the definitive dimwitted sitcom for its…
Cate Blanchett, Oscar-nommed last year for "Elizabeth," has joined the cast of New Line's "Lord of the Rings." Shooting begins Monday in New Zealand.
The next U.S. Comedy Arts Festival will take a distinctly political slant for the election year with early tributes already lined up for comedy team the Smothers Brothers and helmer-producer Barry…
William A. Fraker has been named the 13th recipient of the American Society of Cinematographers' lifetime achievement award. He'll be honored during the 14th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards…
The ninth edition of Nice USA, an annual bicoastal independent Italian film showcase, gets under way Nov. 11 in New York with a restored version of Pier Paolo Pasolini's classic drama "Mamma Roma,"…
After inking licensing deals for videogame makers to develop titles based on its famed Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck characters, Winnie the Pooh, Mulan and Doug are also going digital for Disney.
Peri Gilpin will join Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright Penn in the comedy “How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog,” directed by Michael Kalesniko. Lynn Redgrave also signed on earlier this week. Lensing is…