The world premiere of "Shadrach," starring Harvey Keitel and Andie MacDowell, will kick off the fourth annual Los Angeles Independent Film Festival April 16. The 1998 edition of the five-day indie…
Veteran character actor Philip Abbott, who played FBI assistant director Arthur Ward on the TV series "The FBI," died Feb. 23 in Los Angelesof cancer. He was 73.
Concert pianist/actor Howard Hersh Felder has fashioned an extravagantly produced theater/concert piece that weaves together the fabric of his own life with that of a few significant individuals who…
A memorial service for actor J.T. Walsh, who died Feb. 27, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on March 24 at the Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046, (310) 289-2000.
A stunning look at small-town intolerance and an unusual solution for a South African Boer family forms the bedrock of "Paljas." The country's submission for the foreign-language Oscar is a…
Peter Soderbergh, father of director-screenwriter Steven Soderbergh and the former dean of the Louisiana State U. College of Education, died Feb. 17of unreported causes in Baton Rouge, La. He was 69…
The concept of young couples without children -- commonly known as DINKs (double income, no kids) -- is generally such a novel one in primetime today that it almost makes the midseason comedy "For…
The deadline for submission of ballots in all categories of this year's Oscar awards is 5 p.m. today.
Miramax is in serious negotiations with Madeleine Stowe, Angelina Jolie, Gillian Anderson and Gena Rowlands to star in "Dancing About Architecture," a drama written and to be directed by Willard…
Walt Disney Pictures has nabbed the pitches "Joe in Accounting" and "Band on the Run" from scripting team Andy Marx and Tony Peyser, sources said Monday.
Matthew Perry, who's building a feature acting career atop his "Friends" sitcom success, has officially inked to take the lead role in Warner Bros.' tentatively titled "Three to Tango," a romantic…