The submissions deadline for the 1998 Austin Film Festival has been extended to Aug. 15. The event, unspooling Oct. 1-8, presents cash and services prizes in three categories: fiction feature, short…
Model-turned-actress Jamie Pressly ("Poison Ivy III) has landed a lead role in a feature comedy with the working title "Springers," about people involved in a daytime talkshow patterned after TV's…
Art distribbery Phaedra Cinema has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Film Four Intl.'s "Fever Pitch" starring Colin Firth and Ruth Gemmell.
After two months of talks in Hollywood, French helmer Jean Jacques Beineix is still searching for a co-financier for his upcoming $60 million vampire film “Deal of the Millennium,” which is skedded…
The newly expanded Tuatara -- the Seattle-based collective that features members from such bands as R.E.M., Screaming Trees, Luna and Los Lobos -- brought an abundance of worldly influences to the…
Justin Walker, Ryan Reynolds, Matthew Lawrence, Judge Reinhold, Shelley Duvall and Richard Moll have just wrapped the teen horror comedy "Big Monster on Campus."
John Travolta will receive the eighth annual Britannia Award, The British Academy of Film & Television Arts Los Angeles' highest honor, Oct. 15.
His purple reign of the charts may be behind him, but the Artist Formerly Known as Prince can still easily fend off any new jacks from usurping his throne onstage, as evidenced by the sweaty, torrid…
Meredith Scott Lynn has joined Ben Affleck, Sandra Bullock and Maura Tierney in the cast of DreamWorks' "Forces of Nature."
Trimark's "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss" went all the way to the top of the exclusives roster on its first date.
Jacqueline George, former Silver Pictures' VP of production for pics such as "Demolition Man" and "Richie Rich," recently teamed up with Phoenix, Ariz.-based White Tiger Prods. as producer for…
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