A record 47 countries -- including Bhutan and Nepal -- have submitted pics to compete for the 1999 best foreign language film Oscar.
Tim Bui, brother of helmer Tony Bui ("Three Seasons"), is in advanced talks with Franchise Pictures to direct an untitled project.
Sheffield swings to the sound of disco in "Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?," a well-cast Brit comedy set in "the year of the 'Fever.' " Pic's busy direction and bright performances partly…
Kevin Spacey is in final talks to star for Steve Reuther's Bel Air in "Pay It Forward," a film to be directed next year by Mimi Leder.
Quentin Crisp, the eccentric writer, performer and raconteur best known for his autobiography "The Naked Civil Servant," which was made into a TV film starring John Hurt, died Sunday after collapsing…
Revelations Entertainment, the production shingle headed by actor Morgan Freeman and producer Lori McCreary, has opened a Gotham-based development office, which will be headed by Jan Harrison.
Mark Norman, who knows a thing or two about weaving through the Hollywood maze, had a message for the five winners of the Nicholl screenwriting fellowships. Don't take any nonsense.
Don't mothball that Darth Maul costume just yet, "Star Wars" fans. "Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" returns to theaters next week. But this is no scheme by Fox to get the pic's domestic gross up to…
Musicvideo helmer McG will make his feature directorial debut when "Charlie's Angels" goes before the cameras Dec. 6 in Los Angeles.
MGM, coming off its best B.O. opening weekend ever, has slapped down a low- against mid-six-figure amount for the spec script "A Guy Thing," penned by Greg Glienna and Pete Schwaba.