Sofia Coppola's surreal story of California high school girls, "Lick the Star," and David Ondaatje's Hitchcockian thriller, "Waiting For Dr. MacGuffin," will represent the U.S. in the 55th Venice…
Dynamite debuts by "Armageddon," "The X-Files" and "Lethal Weapon 4" fueled another explosive frame at the foreign wickets.
The head of Russia's oldest studio, St. Petersburg-based Lenfilm, said its production had stopped entirely because of financing shortfalls, and the studio is threatened with closure.
HBO is introducing a new film and script competition: Martha's Flavor Fest, which will showcase issues and themes relevant to the African-American community, to be held Aug. 19-21 in Martha's…
Buoyed by the record-breaking success of "Titanic," film distribution revenue in Japan was up by 23.3% for the first half of 1998, compared with year-ago results, a Japanese financial daily has…
David Kuhn, the features and special issues editor of the New Yorker, is ankling to follow his former boss Tina Brown to Miramax Films.
Lawrence Kasdan's breakthrough pic about a reunion of college friends will be celebrating a reunion of its own on Nov. 6, when Columbia Pictures will re-release the pic for its 15th anniversary.
Canadian-based film and TV producer Telescene has optioned the feature film rights to Roy Johansen's upcoming debut novel, "The Answer Man," as well as the screenplay he originally wrote more than 11…
Actor Roddy McDowall has been elected president of the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Orson Bean and Mary Kay Place have joined the cast of Gramercy Pictures' "Being John Malkovich."