Opening with a record 55 prints Friday, George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" dominated the Finnish box office, reeling in a gross of 3,024,878 markka ($544,689) and tallied an…
In his first comic foray as a director, David Mamet will helm "State and Maine" in September with an ensemble cast topped by Alec Baldwin, Sarah Jessica Parker, William H. Macy, Rebecca Pigeon…
The eighth Brisbane Intl. Film Festival wrapped Sunday with a 12% hike in attendance, 26,000, at the 12-day event.
Sony Pictures has paid low- against mid-six figures for Robert Wolfe's script "Zero G" for on-lot producers Terrence Chang and John Woo's Lion Rock Prods.
Winstar Worldwide has picked up worldwide rights to indie filmmakers Eric Schaeffer and Terence Michael's coming-of-age comedy, "Wirey Spindell."
Robert McGinley's "Jimmy Zip" and Liliane Targownik's "Rosenzweig's Freedom" won best feature awards Monday night as the Hollywood Film Festival's third installment wound to a close.
Albert Brooks enjoyed the considerable, if not quite undivided, attention of his own muse on "The Muse," a beguiling but erratic rumination on the creative process, Hollywood style. Typically fresh…
Katharine Towne has been cast in DreamWorks’ “What Lies Beneath” as the daughter of Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer. Robert Zemeckis directs the supernatural murder mystery, skedded to begin…
Touchstone Pictures has acquired Dennis Osborne's comedy, "Boomerang," for a low- against mid-six figure sum.
The summer B.O. overseas went up another notch last weekend, powered by a slew of new releases and aided by overcast weather in parts of Europe.
Victor Mature, the beefy leading man of the '40s and '50s whose films included "Kiss of Death" and "Samson and Delilah," died Wednesday in Rancho Santa Fe following a three-year battle with cancer…