Demonstrations and stalled talks at the World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle last week seemed to embolden European filmmakers and government officials at the 12th annual European Film Awards…
Kirsten Dunst and James Caan have committed to topline indie producer Emilio Ferrari's latest pic "Luckytown."
Trimark Pictures has signed a five-picture deal with No Limit Films, production company owned and run by Master P, the recording artist, producer and rap label chieftain.
One of Japan's most controversial directors, Nagisa Oshim,a ended a 13-year helming absence when his new movie about homosexual liaisons that almost destroy a band of samurai had its world bow Monday.
A long list of French film directors Monday distanced themselves from a crusade against French critics accused of panning homegrown films.
In a preemptive bid, New Line Cinema is near a deal with scribe Seth Pearlman to purchase his spec script "Billy Two Sugars." The writer will be paid a mid-six-figure sum. Helmer Brett Ratner ("Rush…
Brad Rowe (ABC’s “Wasteland”), Vinessa Shaw (“Eyes Wide Shut”) and Amy Smart (“Varsity Blues”) will play young adults coming of age in NBC’s four-hour mini “The ’70s.” Pic opens on the campus of Kent…
Madeline Kahn, the offbeat comedienne and singer who won a Tony Award and earned back-to-back Oscar nominations for her work in "Paper Moon" and "Blazing Saddles," died Friday in New York of ovarian…
When they look back at the 20th century, box-office historians will likely hold up this past weekend as a textbook example of Disney's family holiday mojo. Mouse House animated pic "Toy Story 2" saw…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased the rights to develop the comic book series "White Out" as a feature film. Acquired for low- to mid-six figures, the pic will be developed by Wolfgang…
Media accountant Ossie Kilkenny has been appointed chairman of the Irish Film Board, replacing acting chair Ann O'Connell, another board member.