Director John Frankenheimer has inked a four-picture deal with Miramax Films. Under the pact, the veteran helmer will make pics for both Miramax and sister company Dimension Films.
Moscow's 21st Film Fest opened Monday at the Pushkinsky to congratulations from Russian Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin, who promised long-term support for the event.
Equally potent as political allegory and as animated family entertainment, Brad Bird's freshman feature, cleverly set in 1950s small-town America, effectively references everything from Cold War…
The Sundance Institute has finalized its class roster for the 1999 composers lab, the companion to the Institute's feature film program that wrapped in Utah last month.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts Los Angeles will posthumously honor filmmaker Stanley Kubrick with its Britannia Award, which it has renamed the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for…
Revenues from theatrical distribution were up over 80% for the first half of the year for Kinowelt Medien, mirroring the huge growth of the company's share of the local box office.
The 52nd Locarno Intl. Film Festival, running Aug. 4-14 in Italian-speaking Switzerland, boasts a competition lineup of 20 pics with a good geographical spread, though it's especially strong on…
Hill Harper will join the ensemble cast of Steven Bochco’s new CBS medical drama, “City of Angels.” Harper stars alongside Blair Underwood and Vivica A. Fox as an eager young resident in an…
Kevin Spacey's production banner Trigger Street has paid high-five against mid-six figures for screen rights to "Ninth Life," a comic crime caper by Gotham-based lit agent Jimmy Vines, who is making…
Eager to give upstart filmmakers a break, the Hollywood Film Festival will hold world and U.S. preems for a dozen indies during its third annual competition Aug. 4-9 at Paramount Studios.
As good-natured and inspirational as its subject, "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" commemorates the fabled Detroit Tigers slugger who --- as Jackie Robinson did for blacks later on --- combated…