There was only one item that Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck attended to immediately after they committed to producing the 2000 Academy Awards telecast: Convincing everyone's favorite Oscar host to…
The William Morris Agency has formed WMA/IFG, an international film group that will seek to both package William Morris clients in internationally focused films and to secure overseas film financing…
If Richard Rush's "The Stunt Man" veered left when other more conventional action-comedies of the early '80s veered right, so too does Rush's loopy, feisty and overlong work about his signature film…
Over the Christmas holidays, Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck were sitting in a restaurant in Sun Valley when some people at a nearby table sent over a bottle of wine. The reason? "They wanted to thank…
Martin Scorsese and Peter Bogdanovich will be among the honorary chairs of the ninth annual Anthology Film Archives Film Preservation Honors, to take place April 11 in Manhattan.
This year, once again, the Oscar parties should be seen as a weekend of events rather than just a one-night affair. Last year there were so many fiestas that one studio exec quipped the weekend has…
When Warren Beatty steps up to the podium to receive the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the Shrine Auditorium on March 26, anticipation will be running high. Although the mood won't be the same…
"American Beauty," directed by hometown boy Sam Mendes, has emerged as the clear leader in the contest for this year's British Academy Film Awards, scooping 14 nominations.
Michael Eisner, Sumner Redstone, Mel Karmazin and Steve Case will be among industry leaders headlining the 10th anniversary Big Picture conference April 4 in New York.
Pacing Kate: Meryl Streep's "Music of the Heart" nomination moves the thesp into a tie with Katharine Hepburn for the most bids earned by an actor or actress (12). However, Streep accumulated her…
Small-town cinemas in Germany, angry at what they see as an organized effort on the part of the major U.S. distributors to raise film print rental prices, are preparing for battle.