Universal Pictures has optioned Bryan Burrough's nonfiction tome, "Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir" for Overbrook Entertainment, the production banner run by Will Smith and James Lassiter.
Albert Johnson, 74, former artistic director of the San Francisco Film Festival and popular lecturer on the cinema at the University of California at Berkeley and throughout the world, died Oct. 17…
Michael Gaston, who recently wrapped a role in Bruce Beresford’s “Double Jeopardy” at Paramount, has joined the cast of Avenue Pictures’ indie “Letters From a Wayward Son.” Gaston, who is repped by…
Jamie Foxx, star of his eponymous sitcom on the WB network, will fill the shoes of Sean (Puffy) Combs in the role of a quarterback in Oliver Stone's football pic "Any Given Sunday" for Warner Bros.
Miramax Films has bought an untitled Holocaust pitch from writer-director Michael Cohn.
Filmmaker Tom Shadyac has asked former Universal Pictures marketing mavens Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones to take a key role in planning the marketing on his Robin Williams starrer, "Patch Adams."
Women in Film will host its first Martini Shot Mentor Awards on Dec. 3.
The Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival has tapped Monica Breckenbridge as director of feature film programming.
Donald Sutherland's 30-year film career will be spotlighted Oct. 27, and a restoration of the landmark 1927 "Battleship Potemkin" will be screened during the 1998 AFI Film Fest.
Kirsten Dunst has signed to star as the female lead in "The Crow: Salvation," the third installment of producer Ed Pressman's supernatural franchise for Dimension Films.
Millennial musical "The Hole" by Tsai Ming-Liang of Taiwan won the Gold Hugo at the 34th Chicago Intl. Film Festival Sunday night. The eight-person jury, led by thesp Christopher Lee, awarded a…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch