Just as grunge seemed to render '80s heavy metal ludicrous, the former's eventual fadeout led tastemongers to pronounce guitar noise in general outmoded. But there always will be a kind of rock fan…
The fifth Los Angeles Independent Film Festival kicks off tonight with the world premiere of "Entropy," starring Judith Godreche, Stephen Dorff and Lauren Holly. Now expanded to six days, LAIFF 1999…
Marking the biggest revolution in film financing for Barcelona pic production in years, the government of Catalonia has committed $20 million in low-interest credit facilities for the local industry…
DreamWorks Pictures has paid $1 million for the film rights to "The Fountain Society," debut novel of "Scream" director Wes Craven, for ImageMovers to produce.
Lakeshore Intl. has acquired GoldHeart Pictures' "Better Living," prexy Peter Rogers has announced. Dark comedy stars Olympia Dukakis and Roy Scheider and tells the story of a mother (Dukakis) and…
Natasha Henstridge will join Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry in Jonathan Lynn’s “The Whole Nine Yards” as the wife of a mob hit man (Willis) who has an affair with a suburban dentist (Perry)…
Anthony Newley, the British actor who found success as singer, playwright, composer and lyricist, died Thursday at his home in Jensen Beach, Fla. Newley was 67.
Animator Phil Roman has signed on as an exec producer and creative consultant on the indie feature "Cyber Garden," from Vancouver-based Sodona Entertainment.
Destination Films has picked up the spec script "If Only" from screenwriter Christina Welsh.
Veteran producer Michael Hertzberg ("Blazing Saddles," "Entrapment") has launched Blazing Pictures, an indie production banner aimed at self-financing and producing three to four low-budget pic a…
George C. Wolfe, the artistic director of the Public Theater, is in negotiations with HBO NYC, the pay TV giant's boutique film production shop, to turn his 1992 tuner, "Jelly's Last Jam" into a…