A straightforward, not particularly engrossing story of camaraderie among boys, "Louisa May Alcott's Little Men" seems a calculated attempt to benefit from Gillian Armstrong's well-received "Little…
A biopic of fashion model and human rights activist Waris Dirie will be jointly produced by Elton John's Rocket Pictures and Lysette Anthony's Barnaby Films, the companies announced Tuesday.
New best friends Rupert Everett and Madonna have signed to star in Lakeshore Entertainment's dramatic comedy "The Next Best Thing," the company announced Tuesday.
The season's first comet-targets-Earth special effects extravaganza is spectacular enough in its cataclysmic scenes of the planet being devastated by an unstoppable fireball, but proves far from…
Rosemarie Burnett, wife of film editor and producer John F. Burnett, died Fridayof cancer at St. John's Medical Center in Santa Monica. She was 70.
The German box office experienced its strongest first quarter ever, the German Federal Film Board (FFA) announced on Tuesday. Admissions reached 46.5 million in the first three months of 1998, an…
Culminating a fruitless two-year quest to sell director Adrian Lyne's $58 million remake of "Lolita" for wide theatrical release in the United States, Pathe Prods. has struck a deal with Showtime…
Glenn Close's Trillium Prods. has inked an exclusive first-look deal with Walt Disney Studios to develop and produce features and TV telepics, Disney confirmed Monday. Close will choose several of…
Establishing a formal presence in the stomping ground that brought the company its most acclaimed acquisition -- Scott Hicks' "Shine" -- Fine Line Features has appointed Sue Murray as its chief rep…
Criticism of a controversial Japanese movie about convicted war criminal Gen. Hideki Tojo escalated Monday with North Korea calling the pic a "shameless" attempt to embellish Japanese militarism.