Admissions in Western Europe totaled 761 million last year, up from 711 million in 1996, continuing a rising trend in film audiences of the region throughout the 1990s, according to data released…
Some of the most prominent specialty film production houses in Hollywood and Gotham have agreed to donate movies to the Sundance Collection at UCLA's Film & Television Archive.
Gotham-based actor-scribe Eric Bogosian will make his feature film directorial debut with "Slow Motion Riot," which will be financed by Lumiere.
Superb bows by "Saving Private Ryan," "Dr. Dolittle" and "The Truman Show" plus classy foreign preems by Polygram's costumer "Elizabeth" highlighted another crackerjack weekend at cinemas overseas.
John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall, Elias Koteas, Leslie Stefanson, John Diehl and W. Earl Brown have joined the cast of New Line Cinema's "Lost Souls."
Illeana Douglas will star opposite Kevin Bacon in "A Stir of Echoes," the film written and directed by David Koepp for Artisan Entertainment.
Actor and producer Gabriel Byrne has renewed the first-look film deal for his Plurabelle Films outfit with Phoenix Pictures.
Fox Searchlight's "The Impostors" stole the top slot on the exclusives roster during its first outing.
Lincoln-Mercury's first-ever movie marketing partnership -- with "The Rugrats Movie" -- has begun with television commercials for the new Mercury Villager minivan.
Fredro Starr ("Ride," "Sunset Park") has joined Forest Whitaker, Usher, Vanessa L. Williams and Rosaria Dawson in "Light It Up" for Fox 2000 and Edmonds Entertainment.
"Felice ... Felice ...," Peter Delpeut's tale of a globetrotting photographer in turn-of-the-century Japan, walked away with a Golden Calf, Holland's version of the Oscar, for best picture at this…