Moscow's 21st Film Fest opened Monday at the Pushkinsky to congratulations from Russian Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin, who promised long-term support for the event.
Equally potent as political allegory and as animated family entertainment, Brad Bird's freshman feature, cleverly set in 1950s small-town America, effectively references everything from Cold War…
PorchLight Pictures, the theatrical arm of TV production and distribution entity PorchLight Entertainment, has acquired "Rocket," an original screenplay from former William Morris agent Susan Armenti…
Record-busting launches by the "Star Wars" prequel in the U.K. and "Tarzan" in Mexico and two Asian territories, plus more rollicking debuts by "The Mummy" generated plenty of heat at the foreign…
Hill Harper will join the ensemble cast of Steven Bochco’s new CBS medical drama, “City of Angels.” Harper stars alongside Blair Underwood and Vivica A. Fox as an eager young resident in an…
Kevin Spacey's production banner Trigger Street has paid high-five against mid-six figures for screen rights to "Ninth Life," a comic crime caper by Gotham-based lit agent Jimmy Vines, who is making…
Eager to give upstart filmmakers a break, the Hollywood Film Festival will hold world and U.S. preems for a dozen indies during its third annual competition Aug. 4-9 at Paramount Studios.
As good-natured and inspirational as its subject, "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" commemorates the fabled Detroit Tigers slugger who --- as Jackie Robinson did for blacks later on --- combated…
Sandra Bullock has set up "The List" at Warner Bros. and pacted with "Runaway Bride" scribes Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott to turn the pitch into a feature for her to produce and potentially star…
Kurt C. Hall, prexy and CEO of United Artists Theatre Circuit, has been named 1999 Pioneer of the Year by the Foundation of Motion Picture Pioneers.
U.S. pics could soon be in post-production in the legendary Babelsberg Studios now that upstart Helkon Media is in advanced negotiations to run a state-of-the-art f/x facility at the famed site.