Jennifer Lopez will be a presenter at the Academy Awards, her third appearance on an Oscar telecast. The awards will be presented Sunday, March 21, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles…
After his brother Harvey's much-publicized producing credit on Miramax Films' "Shakespeare in Love," Bob Weinstein has discovered his creative side, and has elected to be one of the producers on…
Calling Miramax co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein "the big Jewish uncles I always wanted when I was a poor Latin kid," John Leguizamo has signed a Miramax first-look deal in which he and his…
Sony Pictures Classics has won the bidding war for U.S. rights to Soren Kragh-Jacobsen's Berlin fest hit "Mifune," although it did not actually make the highest offer.
Harsh critics may regard "Thick as Thieves" as an Elmore Leonard wannabe, but more discriminating ones will recognize the distinctive contribution of young, gifted writer-director Scott Sanders to a…
Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures will fully finance "Blade" helmer Stephen Norrington's satire "The Last Minute," which is set to lense in April in the U.K.
Fans of Canadian auteur David Cronenberg's more ghoulish productions are likely to be disappointed by "eXistenZ," in which the director playfully parodies some of his past obsessive horror outings…
Gotham-based Open City Films has formed a deal with Snapper Films, a Helsinki-based investment and production company, to jointly develop and finance projects.
There's no substitute for experience, and under the gentle guardianship of peripatetic slide guitarist Ry Cooder, the Cuban all-star band Buena Vista Social Club shows off a couple eons' worth in…
Fox Lorber Associates has acquired 11 features and two rarely seen short films by Francois Truffaut from Roissy Films of Paris. The theatrical and homevideo distributor plans to release new 35mm…