Former Universal Pictures acquisitions exec Ted Perkins and Hispanic marketing specialist Juan Carlos Nieto have formed Latin Universe, a new U.S. distrib that will focus on Spanish-lingo and Latino…
As all-American and all-Hollywood as a movie can get in the late '90s, "For Love of the Game" represents a modest personal comeback for star Kevin Costner, in the best combo of his strengths as…
Sandra Bullock's Fortis Films has reupped its production deal at Warner Bros. and is ramping up a quartet of projects, two animated and two live-action, for Bullock to star in.
It was only fitting that Canada's hottest helmer, Atom Egoyan, was in the spotlight at the opening of the Toronto International Film Festival Thursday night. But Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey" is a…
Helmer David Fincher (“Seven”) is in preliminary talks to reteam with Brad Pitt on the indie project “The Mexican.” Pic, penned by J.H. Wyman, will be financed by Newmarket Capital Group for under…
Warner Bros. has snagged the comedy spec script "Can't Get Arrested" by writer Jason Mayland.
Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" has won the first Fipresci Grand Prize for the best film released from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999.
A flat and uninspired adaptation of the BBC hit "Ballykissangel," "Hope Island" attempts to marry the otherworldly aspects of "Touched By an Angel" with the quirkiness of "Northern Exposure."
Susan Sarandon, John Lithgow and Debbie Reynolds have been cast as the lead voices in the animated film "Rugrats in Paris -- The Movie," the second feature based on Nickelodeon's "Rugrats" television…
Scottish actor Peter Mullan will star in "Kingdom Come," a $15 million Western to be directed by Michael Winterbottom.
P.T. Barnum, as it turns out, coined the term "middle class." He came up with the bait and switch. He was a pioneer in public relations, inventing the press conference. Director Simon Wincer's…