The head of Russia's oldest studio, St. Petersburg-based Lenfilm, said its production had stopped entirely because of financing shortfalls, and the studio is threatened with closure.
HBO is introducing a new film and script competition: Martha's Flavor Fest, which will showcase issues and themes relevant to the African-American community, to be held Aug. 19-21 in Martha's…
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."
One part family homecoming and one part religious revival meeting, the Urbanworld Film Festival found its niche during its second edition, which ran Wednesday through Sunday in Gotham.
Outrageously glossy and sometimes quite funny, this fantasy-driven romance about a gorgeous woman who rediscovers her sexual self in scenic Jamaica is choppy, poorly structured and unconvincing, but…
Just as New Line greenlights the sequel to "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" with Mike Myers and Heather Graham ("Boogie Nights"), Myers has completed two new deals with Warner Bros.