The ninth edition of Nice USA, an annual bicoastal independent Italian film showcase, gets under way Nov. 11 in New York with a restored version of Pier Paolo Pasolini's classic drama "Mamma Roma,"…
After inking licensing deals for videogame makers to develop titles based on its famed Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck characters, Winnie the Pooh, Mulan and Doug are also going digital for Disney.
Harvey Keitel has been tapped to play Satan in the Adam Sandler starrer "Little Nicky," the New Line comedy being directed by Steve Brill.
Musicvid helmer Hype Williams has signed a two-year overall deal with New Line to produce and direct feature films.
The next U.S. Comedy Arts Festival will take a distinctly political slant for the election year with early tributes already lined up for comedy team the Smothers Brothers and helmer-producer Barry…
The creator of Mickey Mouse has long stood in the considerable shadow of Walt Disney, but now the undeserved obscurity of the late genius animator Ub Iwerks is swept aside in the finely crafted…
Peri Gilpin will join Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright Penn in the comedy “How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog,” directed by Michael Kalesniko. Lynn Redgrave also signed on earlier this week. Lensing is…
With infrequent exceptions, movies derived from recurrent "Saturday Night Live" skits have been a reliable source of mediocrity -- and the just mildly funny sketches involving Molly Shannon's Mary…
The curtain is expected to fall on Universal Pictures Intl.'s theatrical distribution arm by the end of 1999, with "Mickey Blue Eyes" being pegged as the banner's last major release.
Tina Landau's "Space," a strange amalgam of New Age philosophy, schtick and old-fashioned romance, finds its serious concerns voided by a muddled script. Landau's vague, derivative and astonishingly…