Hot off toplining the WB sci-fi hit "The Matrix," Keanu Reeves is in line for a raise, and sources said he's asking for a career-best $15 million against a healthy back-end gross.
Fox Searchlight is near deals with Kate Winslet and Geoffrey Rush to star for director Philip Kaufman in "Quills," the story of the climactic days of the Marquis de Sade.
With a program that includes clips and personal appearances, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be celebrating the late Fred Astaire's 100th birthday.
The nail-biting is over for film buyers waiting to find out which of their theaters will be playing the upcoming "Star Wars" prequel.
Lions Gate Television has inked a firstlook development deal with "Baywatch" co-creator Doug Schwartz, who has signed on as an exec producer of Lions Gate's upcoming drama series "Cliffhangers."
Just a few weeks after picking it up off turnaround from Fox 2000, New Line has tapped Chris Eyre ("Smoke Signals") to direct "Roustabout," to which Winona Ryder is attached to star.
Thesps Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings and a Funeral") and Jon Lovitz ("NewsRadio") are set to join Tracey Ullman and Michael Rapaport in the rapidly expanding ensemble for Woody Allen's next directorial…
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.