John Travolta is circling MGM's "Quiller Solitaire," the feature adaptation of an installment in Adam Hall's series of novels about a British agent.
FROM SHOWEST With Hollywood slimming down, marketing costs for major studio films fell in 1999 for the first time in 20 years, while negative costs for pics saw their second consecutive dip…
Did the flaccid performance of "What Planet Are You From?" turn Col off to another pricey sex comedy, even one that boasts Keanu Reeves as its star?
Feeding off its Academy Awards noms and hype, "American Beauty" continued to dine out handsomely overseas last weekend, while the pre-Oscar attention appears to be adding some gravy for "The Talented…
When the dust cleared Monday from the weekend box office race, Madonna edged the mutt for second place, "Mona" took fourth and MGM's urban comedy "3 Strikes" was a surprise entry in the top 10.
Eight films will compete at the 15th Showcase of Mexican Film in Guadalajara from Friday through March 16.
Award-winning filmmaker Arthur Dong will be the first subject of Outfest Retrospectives, a new film series at Outfest @ The Village in Los Angeles.
The Cannes Intl. Film Festival is growing longer. While this year's event will run from May 10-21, fest organizers announced Monday that they will host two days of pre-fest industry discussions (May…
FROM SHOWESTOverseas exhibitors are ready to push into such giant untapped markets as Russia and China, but a group of them insisted Monday they won't move forward unless distributors lower film…
Following the formation during last year's Taormina Film Festival of the Taormina Committee, whose goal is to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Italian film industries, the group convened last…
The 2000 European Film Awards, the Berlin-based Euro Film Acad's annual big event, will be held Dec. 2 in Paris and televised internationally.