The winners of this year's Walt Disney Studios Writers Fellowship Program have been selected, it was jointly announced by Disney Television and Writers Guild of America West officials.
Toronto-based writer-director Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter," far and away the highest-profile Canuck pic of the year, is the leading nominee for this year's Genie Awards, the annual Canadian…
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will bestow upon Shirley MacLaine the 1998 Cecil B. DeMille award for her outstanding contribution to entertainment. HFPA will present the award to MacLaine at the…
A series of recent films from China will be presented Thursday and Friday at the Charles Aidikoff Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Jennifer Lopez, currently lensing "Out of Sight" with George Clooney, has inked to segue directly into "Thieves" under Gary Fleder's helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Wednesday.
Mexico's Academy of Film Arts and Sciences has chosen Arturo Ripstein's "Profundo Carmesi" ("Deep Crimson") as its entry for an Oscar in the best foreign-language film category.
Tom Wilkinson, one of the cheeky lads in the full-frontal hit "The Full Monty," has been cast in the upcoming thriller "Rush Hour," which New Line Cinema begins shooting Nov. 30.
Director Rob Stone and the Directors Guild of America have settled their legal battle over the rights to a documentary featuring helmers from the guild.
Writeoffs on several loss-making pictures offset profits on "Jurassic Park: The Lost World" and helped flatten Universal Studios' earnings in the September quarter, Universal's parent, Seagram Co…
Michael Bolton has been tapped to perform at the 19th Annual CableAce Awards ceremony Nov. 15 at the Wiltern Theatre, singing his song "Go the Distance" from the Disney animated feature "Hercules."
To hear one member of the "Starship Troopers" cast tell it, "Boogie Nights" has nothing on the TriStar film in the prosthetics department --- at least off camera.