The Boston-born, L.A.-based band Powerman 5000 sports a loud and crude style that mixes the simplest elements of industrial, funk, new wave, metal and rap, and then coats it all with a cartoonish…
The Cannes Conference Series, an international entertainment industry symposium, will make its debut at this year's Cannes Film Festival, to be held May 10-21.
A textbook case in which the parts are greater than the whole, "Gun Shy" alternately hits its target and fires blanks as the latest comedy crime pic to explore the vulnerabilities of tough guys.
The "Matrix"-blessed matrimony between Warner Bros. and Australia-based Village Roadshow has grown so strong that they've gone to the altar and renewed vows on a production commitment, which will…
Actress Hilary Swank ("Boys Don't Cry") is in final negotiations to star in "The Affair of the Necklace" for indie shingle Alcon Entertainment, with Charles Shyer ("Father of the Bride") attached to…
In a twist on the traditional media coverage of a star at a movie premiere, Leonardo DiCaprio’s personal media covered Wednesday’s preem of “The Beach.” The star’s Web site (www.leonardodicaprio.com)…
Not satisfied with reforming television networks, NAACP topper Kweisi Mfume is setting his sights on Hollywood's film studios and agencies.
Runaway production from the United States helped drive film and TV production spending in the Canadian province of Ontario to a record high of C$934 million ($646 million). The 1999 production total…
Charlize Theron is near a deal to star alongside Keanu Reeves in the remake of the 1968 film "Sweet November" for Warner Bros. and Bel Air.
Ving Rhames will be honored as ShoWest 2000 supporting actor of the year for his work in two 1999 films, Martin Scorsese's "Bringing Out the Dead" and the Sean Connery hit "Entrapment."
A local branch of a prominent anti-bias organization has honored writer-director Gregory Nava, the Writers Guild of America West and WGAW president John Wells with awards for promoting diversity in…