On Tuesday Stone Temple Pilots played their first show since singer Scott Weiland's release earlier this year from L.A. County Jail, and he and the rest of STP rose to the occasion by treating the…
The venerable Shaw Brothers studio has agreed to sell its film library for HK$600 million ($77 million) to a Malaysian company that aims to become a major Asian media player.
First missing ballots -- now missing statuettes. A shipment of about 40 Oscars has apparently been stolen from the Roadway Express dock in a suburb of L.A.
Although its opening was presumably timed to coincide with St. Patrick's Day, at this point in its astonishing career "Riverdance" is really about as Irish as, well, Tsidii Le Loka, the erstwhile…
Czech helmer Jan Sverak is set to shoot WWII aerial drama "Dark Blue World," his first film since "Kolya," which won the 1996 foreign-language Oscar.
Woody Allen has parted from Jean Doumanian's Sweetland Films, ending one of the most prolific pairings on the specialty film circuit. Sweetland financed his last seven features, including "Small Time…
For much of his quarter-century career, Pat Metheny has been sort of a jazz-world Zelig, taking on the mantle of feedback wrangler as readily as that of New Age noodler. The one role to which he…
Joshua Leonard, one of the stars of Artisan’s “The Blair Witch Project,” has inked with ICM. He’s just wrapped Fox 2000’s “Navy Diver,” with Robert De Niro, and “In the Weeds,” with Molly Ringwald…
After weeks of stops and starts, Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic," starring Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, is set to move forward at domestic distrib USA Films, with Initial Entertainment…
A teen-skewing take on "Twilight Zone"-style spookiness, "Final Destination" generates a respectable amount of suspense and takes a few unexpected turns while covering familiar territory.
In a deal worth six-figures upfront, Paramount and producer Lynda Obst have optioned feature rights to Philip Roth's 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning "American Pastoral."