Luz Fernandez de Alba has been named the new director of the Cineteca Nacional, Mexico's national film archive.
Raymond J. Barry has signed on to Disney's "New Port South," the high school-set pic from producers John Hughes and Billy Higgins. Kyle Cooper makes his helming debut.
Milla Jovovich will star in "Kingdom Come," the Michael Winterbottom-directed MGM film set in the Old West. Jovovich joins Wes Bentley, Sarah Polley, Peter Mullan and Nastassja Kinski.
Can West Entertainment and Seven Arts Pictures will enter Y2K with a varied slate that includes helmers Walter Hill, Roger Donaldson, Joseph Ruben, Geoffrey Wright and Bob Gale.
Michael Rispoli (“The Sopranos”) will topline the CBS/Big Ticket pilot tentatively titled “The Beat.” The hourlong centers on a police officer trying to keep the peace in a multicultural urban…
Helmer Tony Bui, hotly pursued since winning this year's Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and audience award for his "Three Seasons," is readying two scripts that he will direct.
Tom Cruise is going low-fi. Along with his producing partner Paula Wagner, Cruise has optioned New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean's article "Meet the Shaggs," about the legendary 1969 outsider rock…
Families won't struggle to find moviegoing options this weekend, with three wide releases catering to general auds.
Phaedra Cinema has acquired North American rights to Santosh Sivan's "The Terrorist," an Indian film that debuted at Sundance earlier this year.
French film director Luc Besson has been named jury president for the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.