Former Interscope Communications executive Kym Wulfe has joined forces with Lynn Grant and director Michael Isgrig to form River Prods.
Ian Bannen, the veteran Scottish stage and film actor who starred most recently in "Waking Ned Devine" and received a best supporting actor Oscar nom for "The Flight of the Phoenix," died Wednesday…
Sean Connery's Sony Pictures-based Fountainbridge Films has inked a deal with Gotham-based scribe Kate Kondell to write an untitled golf project for the company.
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…
You don't have to know and love Buster Keaton's inspired 1925 farce "Seven Chances" to dislike the modern remake "The Bachelor," although it certainly doesn't hurt.
Saturday's preem of Warner Bros.' "Pokemon: The First Movie" at Mann's Chinese Theater is generating about as much buzz as any 1999 movie event. Everyone who carries a lunch box or No. 2 pencil has…
Three digital movies were shown for the first time in Japan Tuesday during the eight-day Tokyo Intl. Fantastic Film Festival, which is part of the 1999 Tokyo Film Festival.
Swiss-Canadian helmer Lea Pool's "Set Me Free" (Emporte-Moi) will rep Canada in the foreign-language Academy Award race.