Buoyed by the record-breaking success of "Titanic," film distribution revenue in Japan was up by 23.3% for the first half of 1998, compared with year-ago results, a Japanese financial daily has…
David Kuhn, the features and special issues editor of the New Yorker, is ankling to follow his former boss Tina Brown to Miramax Films.
Lawrence Kasdan's breakthrough pic about a reunion of college friends will be celebrating a reunion of its own on Nov. 6, when Columbia Pictures will re-release the pic for its 15th anniversary.
Canadian-based film and TV producer Telescene has optioned the feature film rights to Roy Johansen's upcoming debut novel, "The Answer Man," as well as the screenplay he originally wrote more than 11…
Actor Roddy McDowall has been elected president of the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Orson Bean and Mary Kay Place have joined the cast of Gramercy Pictures' "Being John Malkovich."
The battle between New Line Cinema and director Tony Kaye over the pic "American History X" escalated Monday as New Line pulled the film from its competition spot in Toronto.
(Musical revue; Apotex Theater, Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Toronto; 1,800 seats; C$ 82.50 ($ 55) top) A Livent Inc. presentation of a musical revue in three acts conceived by Richard Maltby…
Action helmer Jan De Bont will venture into the horror genre on a remake of Robert Wise's "The Haunting of Hill House," which he is in talks to direct for DreamWorks.
Neil Jordan is to write and direct an English-language version of the French film noir classic "Bob Le Flambeur" for Warner Bros.
Helmer Stanley Kubrick is still shooting "Eyes Wide Shut," sources said, despite a recent article in the New York Times that called it a wrap.