Eye-grabbing performances from Emily Watson and Rachel Griffiths, who portray celebrated British cellist Jacqueline Du Pre and her older sister, Hilary, distinguish this ambitious but flawed…
Joe Dante, who last helmed "Small Soldiers" for DreamWorks, has inked to handle directing duties for Phoenix Pictures' action-adventure cloning thriller "The Sixth Day."
Miramax Films has acquired all worldwide rights to "Get Bruce" and has signed first-look deals with the documentary's director and producer, Andrew J. Kuehn, and its star, Bruce Vilanch.
Perhaps finding inspiration in this hallowed venue for the new studio album he will record later this year, guitarist George Thorogood blew the roof off the joint with a hits-filled 90-minute set…
Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett and Julia Stiles are set to star in the indie film "O," which Tim Blake Nelson is directing.
L.A.-based sales and financing entity Summit Entertainment has continued its foray into foreign-lingo pics with the acquisition of worldwide distribution rights outside Italy to "My True Swedish…
Blockbuster is said to be jumping into the film acquisition business, directly buying exclusive video rights to completed films and branding them with its familiar blue and yellow logo.
John Travolta, Annette Bening, Calista Flockhart, Jodie Foster, Brendan Fraser, Jeremy Irons, Tom Selleck, Ben Stiller and Sharon Stone will be presenters at the Golden Globe awards, to be telecast…
Box office revenues in Italy rose 20% in 1998 and film admissions were up 15% from the previous year, according to preliminary figures from national financial daily Il Sole 24 Ore.
The 1924 MGM movie classic "Greed," subject of one of the most ferocious battles in film history between a studio head, Irving Thalberg, and a temperamental director, Erich von Stroheim, will get…
Whoopi Goldberg confirmed Tuesday that she will host the 71st Academy Awards on March 21 (Daily Variety, Jan. 12). This will be Goldberg's third stint hosting the telecast. Each of her previous…