Forty-seven years ago Tuesday -- the day Hattie McDaniel died -- the actress' wish to be buried in Hollywood was denied due to racism.
Five writers have been selected as recipients of the 1999 Don and Gee Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship contest sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Academy Foundation.
If you're going to do Joan of Arc, it helps to have an actress to play the leading role. Although Luc Besson tries to minimize the importance of this fact by making his Joan an action heroine and as…
The centerpiece event of the weekend's Hamptons Film Fest was the fete thrown by the William Morris Agency on Saturday to celebrate the world preem of the Jason Alexander-helmed period comedy "Just…
Touted as the most expensive U.S. production ever to be shot in Europe, Paramount's "Enemy at the Gates" will be made at the Babelsberg Studios on the outskirts of Berlin.
The general public that demonstrated its tolerant indifference to agonizing over adultery re "Eyes Wide Shut," not to mention the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, will get a chance to do so again with…
Artisan Entertainment's newly established inhouse licensing and merchandising is adding 18 domestic and international licensing deals for "The Blair Witch Project."
Veteran producers Alan Riche and Tony Ludwig have entered into a multilayered partnership with top rock act manager Carl Stubner and indie producer Josh Woodward, creating Eagle Cove Prods.
Phoenix Pictures and Columbia Pictures are in talks with Mike Newell to direct "Shanghai," an epic-sized project scripted by Hossein Amini, who was Oscar nominated for his adaptation of "The Wings of…
In a post-Frankfurt bidding frenzy reminiscent of "The Horse Whisperer," DreamWorks bought screen rights to the Marc Levy novel "If Only It Were True" for $2 million, with Steven Spielberg producing…
Jodie Foster's Paramount-based Egg Pictures is in advanced talks to acquire the rights to "Investigation," a thriller placed into turnaround at USA Films.