More than 7,000 are expected at this weekend's 24th Banff film fest for sporty mountain folk -- climbers, skiers and snowboarders -- being held in this small resort town north of Calgary.
Despite a bidding war that attracted offers from Disney and Universal, Sony Pictures Entertainment has snatched up "Sherlock and the Vengeance of Dracula," a script penned by Michael Valle.
Reaffirming the roots of the Turin Film Festival as a showcase for young talent and for unconventional, cutting-edge cinema, new fest director Stefano Della Casa has unveiled his lineup of over 300…
Miramax has awarded Patricia Rozema, writer and director of its upcoming release "Mansfield Park," a first-look, two-picture deal.
India has chosen Deepa Mehta's "Earth" as its official submission for the Academy Award foreign-language film nomination.
"Friends" star Jennifer Aniston may test her mettle with heavy metal: She is in talks to star opposite Mark Wahlberg in Warner Bros.' and Maysville Prods.' feature film, "Metal God."
Annette Bening will reign as desert queen in January during the 11th annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, when she will collect its highest honor, the Charles A. Crain Desert Palm Award.
When skedding their 2000 event pics, Warner Bros. and Disney are choosing different Mars attacks.
"The Iron Giant" is invading Congress. In an effort to boost the homevid release of the critically acclaimed pic, which fared poorly at the box office, Warner Bros. is appealing to Capitol Hill for…
New Line Cinema chairman Robert Shaye will join Martin Scorsese and others in the lineup of recipients of the first Directors Guild of America Honors on Nov. 21 in New York.
When Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti testified last week that "it's only a matter of time" before hackers crack the encryption codes on DVDs to pirate them, little did he know it…