Universal Pictures and Jersey Shore have bought the pitch "How High" based on an idea by the Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man and Redman, who are also attached to star.
After scouting the rising popularity of horror films in Japan early this year, Vancouver's Intl. Film Festival has booked six of them for its Sept. 24-Oct. 10 run, including the world premiere of…
A dynamic performance by teen thesp Brendan Fletcher anchors "Jimmy Zip," a peculiar but effective take on lost youth. Hampered only by a silly third act that dulls the keen edges that come before…
Walt Disney will ring in the next millennium with a New Year's Eve world preem of "Fantasia 2000" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Charlton Heston, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh are among those who will headline the American Cinematheque's first retrospective of Richard Fleischer-helmed films, including "The Boston…
Cauleen Smith's "Drylongso" has won the Grand Jury Prize for best feature at the third Urbanworld Film Festival, which wrapped last weekend here. Five other prizes were given --mostly to newcomers -…
Competition is slimmer this year at the Montreal World Film Festival, with the selection dipping to 19 pics from 24 last year, and with North American and big Hollywood pics keeping a low profile in…
The biggest fringe festival on the continent, known this year as "Bride of Frankenfringe," opens a 10-day run on Friday with 150 productions on 11 stages.
American sports film company the Big Fights has lost an Australian court tussle in which it claimed copyright over films of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Disney has snatched up a pitch tentatively titled "Area 99" from scribe Neil Tolkin.
Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, archives from Eastern Europe are moving into the mainstream. Reps from 15 territories of Eastern Europe and the ex-Soviet Union are signed up for a forum…