FROM SHOWEST With Hollywood slimming down, marketing costs for major studio films fell in 1999 for the first time in 20 years, while negative costs for pics saw their second consecutive dip…
Tommy Lee Jones is on board as an Oscar presenter. In 1993, Jones snagged the supporting acting statuette for “The Fugitive.” The 72nd Oscar kudocast, produced by Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck with…
Opening a six-week U.S. tour at the sold-out Palladium on Friday, the commercially flourishing Chicago-based industrial band Filter presented scattered moments of inspiration amid 90 continuous…
The world premiere of "Lakeboat," written by David Mamet and directed by Joe Montegna, will open the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival on April 13. The festival will close April 19 with another…
Christian Slater has been set to co-star with Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell in the Franchise Pictures drama "3,000 Miles to Graceland," which is about to begin production.
Panorama has acquired family film "Mr. Rice's Secret," starring David Bowie, from Horizon Entertainment for North American distribution.
Cormac and Marianne Wibberley, the husband-and-wife writing team that penned the original screenplay for the Sony-Phoenix Pictures production "The Sixth Day," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, will…
The 2000 European Film Awards, the Berlin-based Euro Film Acad's annual big event, will be held Dec. 2 in Paris and televised internationally.
Lions Gate Films will handle North American distribution of "But I'm a Cheerleader," Jamie Babbit's satire of teenage lesbian and gay "rehab" camps.
Drew Barrymore has joined the team of Oscar presenters for this month's show.
Digital Mercury partner Richard Lewis has closed a three-picture deal with tyro scribe and UCLA screenwriting grad student Paul Castro worth $1 million.