While the recent lounge-and-martini craze among the young and fashionable has brought the song stylings of Tony Bennett and Dean Martin back into the spotlight, and made a virtual god of Frank…
The box office caught fire on the first official weekend of summer as powerful openings by 20th Century Fox's "The X-Files" and Buena Vista's "Mulan" led the industry to its first $100 million-plus…
Just in time for the summer doldrums, A&E arrives with its "Summer to Die For" lineup (thank you, marketing department) that gets going with a series of three Brit-produced murder mysteries based on…
New Line has paid a $1.1 million against $1.5 million sum for screen rights to "Henry's List of Wrongs," a first novel by John Scott Shepherd. The novel, a story of redemption and romance, will be…
The winner of the alternative Golden Warrior prize at Cannes' renegade (and virtually unnoticed) Cannes You Dig It sidebar, "Lucinda's Spell" is a lively U.S. indie cross-genre piece that will leave…
Liam Neeson and Emily Watson are in serious talks to star in "Angela's Ashes," the Paramount/Polygram adaptation of Frank McCourt's Pulitzer Prize-winning memoirs, sources said.
David Cale is a mischievous, deft and engaging storyteller. In his new solo performance, the actor assumes the role of his title character, "Lillian," an unhappily married middle-aged housewife who…
Warner Bros. rolled out the big guns last week to tell its side of the story in the suit Francis Coppola has brought against the studio over the ill-fated "Pinocchio" project.
Manning Ron Eldard
A creditable effort to lend some uncommon depth and humanity to the crime genre, "Gunshy" is a well-written and acted tale of betrayal and eventual moral clarity. A schematic but interesting play of…
Flashpoint, the U.K. film financier, is launching its own Los Angeles-based talent management company, Flashpoint Management.