Jennifer Tilly has landed the role of a conniving stripper in Disney’s “The Crew” from producers Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson. Tilly joins Carrie Anne Moss, Seymour Cassel, Dan Hedaya and…
A year after the American Film Institute sparked heated cocktail party debates with its list of the 100 best American films, Landmark Theatres is compiling a similar tally of the most popular…
Anyone who believes that bigger is better has not been to enough film markets, where more often than not the quantity of titles far outweighs the quality.
Buena Vista Intl. is in final negotiations to finance and distribute its first-ever Brazilian film, romantic comedy "1972."
The colorful character of Aussie-born composer Percy Grainger provides plenty of emotional grist in "Passion," even if most of it sits uneasily within a regular feature-film format. Partly adapted…
Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright Penn have inked to star in the indie comedy "How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog" under the helm of writer-director Michael Kalesniko.
Bel Air Entertainment will play for time with "Two Clocks Running," a high-concept thriller written by Robert Franke that the Warner Bros.-based company has snapped up for $500,000 against $1 million.
New British pics form a major component of the lineup for the 53rd Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, announced today. Bookended by two Cannes hits, Lynne Ramsay's Glasgow-set coming-of-age pic…
"After the Truth," a controversial film about Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele, will be the first picture to fall under the reciprocal agreement between Helkon Media and Buena Vista Intl. Germany. A…
Laurie Fortier (“To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday”) will join the cast of Morgan Creek’s “In Crowd” for director Mary Lambert. Lori Huering and Susan Ward also appear in the pic about a menacing…
With a new chief direct from the Venice Film Festival, and ambitions to re-establish its thumbprint on the fest landscape, the 1999 Taormina FilmFest (July 24-31) will field a 12-title Competition…