The fourth annual Santa Monica Film Festival (Feb. 25-28) has shored up its pic slate, including the world preem of black comedy "Shoe Shine Boys," exec produced by Martin Landau.
It looks like the director who brought you the man with scissors for hands, revived Washington Irving's most famous tale and sparked the imagination with his dark "Batman" may next be turning to…
U.S. and German talent dominated the top awards at the 50th Berlin Intl. Film Festival, which closed Sunday after 10 days of filmic feast and famine.
In a deal with a high-six-figure guarantee, "Family Man" scribes David Diamond and David Weissman have been hired by Columbia to write "One Too Many," a comedy inspired by the 1940 comedy "Too Many…
Catherine Zeta-Jones is in talks to star in "Smoke and Mirrors" for Initial Entertainment Group. Written by Lee Batchler and Janet Scott Batchler, pic will be directed by Kevin Brodie ( "A Dog of…
NEW YORK — While several studio execs have impatiently awaited an answer that will largely determine their summer 2001 schedules, Steven Spielberg has been busy the past month accepting awards…
Ontario is under siege as a production center, according to a new report released. To compete effectively, the report's authors maintain, the film and TV industries need to pursue a more aggressive…
"The Beach" may be all but washed up in the U.S., but Leonardo DiCaprio is still the prince of tides overseas, judging by the Fox meller's openings and holding power in its initial foreign…
It was a girls night out at the 25th edition of the Cesar Awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars, with les femmes sweeping up the majority of the prizes.
Only Rudolph with his nose so bright could hope to spotlight every last inanity in "Reindeer Games," a breathlessly paced potboiler that's a "thriller" in name only. With a far-fetched script that…
Columbia Pictures-based Black and Blu Entertainment's Todd Black has been hired to produce its upcoming actioner, "A Knight's Tale," set to begin lensing this April.