In a visually stunning account ofhe 1804-06 expedition ordered by President Jefferson and headed up by Meriwether Lewis and Lt. William Clark, Ken Burns reports what the two men saw, experienced and…
The second Southern African Intl. Film Festival in Cape Town hit a sour note on Thursday when black filmmakers from across the continent claimed the event was geared mainly for whites and that their…
In the first deal for a screen adaptation of writer Jerzy Kosinski's work since "Being There," New Line has purchased the rights to Kosinski's 1982 cult novel "Pinball" for Gary Fleder to direct.
Slamdance Film Festival officials have announced winners of their 2nd Annual Screenplay Competition. The awards will be presented at the Slamdance fest in Park City, Utah on Jan. 20, 1998.
Cineplex Odeon Corp. reported Thursday flat earnings for the third quarter before a $5.3 million one-time charge for closure of theaters increased its net loss 145% to $7.1 million.
Alison Maclean ("Crush") will direct "Jesus' Son," the screen adaptation of Denis Johnson's book of the same name, for Evenstar Prods. of New York.
Will a certain British pipsqueak be able to conquer "Starship Troopers" and its hordes of giant insects at the box office this weekend?
In another move toward unification, the industry's largest below-the-line union announced that it has forged a tentative agreement with film and television producers to merge the contracts of…
Jada Pinkett has joined the cast of Propaganda Films' "Force Majeure," which begins shooting Saturday in New York.
In a large fillip for Spain's indie distribution sector, Spanish digital operator Via Digital has firmed up package deals with six of the country's leading distributors: Lauren Films, Sogedasa…
Natasha Henstridge ("Species") has been signed to star in the romantic comedy "It Had to Be You." Steven Feder ("The Cottonwood") is set to direct from his own screenplay about an engaged woman who…