Phoenix Pictures will retell the tale of "Urban Legend" with a deal to buy Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman's pitch for a sequel to the teen pic.
Filmfest D.C. has unveiled the slate for its 13th annual Intl. Film Festival, which caters to Washington's large diplomatic community with a heavy dose of foreign films that might not otherwise be…
Gramercy's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second weekend. The British caper pic rang up $97,185 on six screens on both coasts.
The Academy reminds its 5,557 members that their ballots are due at the PricewaterhouseCoopers offices by 5 p.m. this afternoon. In what will be his second appearance on an Oscar telecast, Val…
Globo Filmes, a division of media giant Globo, is hunting for U.S. distribution partners in its effort to become Brazil's principal production house.
New movies about unconventional Indian woman are facing flak not from censors but from axe-wielding politicos.
In a golden first quarter for Spain's local cinema, Alex de la Iglesia's "Dying of Laughter" has trounced local-pic release records with a first-weekend gross of $1.82 million.
DreamWorks invaded Westwood Friday night for the world preem of "Forces of Nature."
Meryl Streep, who recently wrapped "50 Violins" for Miramax Films, will receive the 1999 Independent Feature Project Gotham Award for Lifetime Achievement on Sept. 22 at Chelsea Piers in New York.
Out to reassert that there will always be artists and fans willing to ignore the freshness dating labels on rock 'n' roll, the lucky Beatle Ringo Starr and a leaner returning cast of senior citizens…
The treasure in Leo's lair is its 5,077-pic library. The catalog includes the 1,300-title Polygram library that MGM acquired last year for $250 million, 2,000 Orion/Goldwyn titles and all United…