Arturo Ripstein today begins lensing one of the most expensive Mexican films ever: "No One Writes to the Colonel," adapted from the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Francis Coppola won a stunning victory Thursday in his lawsuit against Warner Bros. over the aborted "Pinocchio" project when a jury awarded him $20 million in compensatory damages and found there is…
Actor-director Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful," which tells the tragicomic story of a Jewish father and his infant son in a World War II concentration camp, became the major winner at the 42nd…
Director George Lucas will be among the cast and crew members of "American Graffiti" present on July 17 at a 25th anniversary celebration of the film hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
German-born commercials and musicvid tyro Marcus Nispel will make his feature helming debut on Beacon Pictures' Arnold Schwarzenegger starrer "End of Days."
Robert Sugalski, a screenwriter who recently completed work with writing partner Michael Apostolina on “Planet Deb” for New Line Cinema, died May 22 of AIDS complications in Los Angeles. He was 38…
Five days after its initial impact, "Armageddon" is clearly no global killer. Buena Vista's megabudgeted, heavily-hyped sci-fi actioner "Armageddon" dug up a studio-estimated $34.8 million over the…
The rules for the 71st Academy Awards next year will be a little different than in years past.
For the second time this summer, big box office buzz turned out to be mainly static. "Armageddon's" debut fell far short of last year's Independence Day opener, Sony's "Men in Black," which racked up…
Sci-fi maven Gregory Widen has inked to write and direct the fourth installment of the swashbuckling "Highlander" franchise, "Highlander: The Search for Connor," for Miramax-owned Dimension Films.
Dan Rosen, the tyro writer-director of the indie black comedy "Dead Man's Curve," is set to make his studio directing debut on New Line Cinema's comedy "Planet Deb."