Anthony Newley, the British actor who found success as singer, playwright, composer and lyricist, died Thursday at his home in Jensen Beach, Fla. Newley was 67.
Grunge rocker-turned-actress Courtney Love has moved into producing, teaming with music manager Janet Billig to form the Epitome Prods. banner.
Lions Gate Television has inked a firstlook development deal with "Baywatch" co-creator Doug Schwartz, who has signed on as an exec producer of Lions Gate's upcoming drama series "Cliffhangers."
Just as grunge seemed to render '80s heavy metal ludicrous, the former's eventual fadeout led tastemongers to pronounce guitar noise in general outmoded. But there always will be a kind of rock fan…
Just a few weeks after picking it up off turnaround from Fox 2000, New Line has tapped Chris Eyre ("Smoke Signals") to direct "Roustabout," to which Winona Ryder is attached to star.
Thesps Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings and a Funeral") and Jon Lovitz ("NewsRadio") are set to join Tracey Ullman and Michael Rapaport in the rapidly expanding ensemble for Woody Allen's next directorial…
The fifth Los Angeles Independent Film Festival kicks off tonight with the world premiere of "Entropy," starring Judith Godreche, Stephen Dorff and Lauren Holly. Now expanded to six days, LAIFF 1999…
Marking the biggest revolution in film financing for Barcelona pic production in years, the government of Catalonia has committed $20 million in low-interest credit facilities for the local industry…
DreamWorks Pictures has paid $1 million for the film rights to "The Fountain Society," debut novel of "Scream" director Wes Craven, for ImageMovers to produce.
Lakeshore Intl. has acquired GoldHeart Pictures' "Better Living," prexy Peter Rogers has announced. Dark comedy stars Olympia Dukakis and Roy Scheider and tells the story of a mother (Dukakis) and…
Natasha Henstridge will join Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry in Jonathan Lynn’s “The Whole Nine Yards” as the wife of a mob hit man (Willis) who has an affair with a suburban dentist (Perry)…