Former film archivist James Christie Wagner, who more recently served in various TV production capacities, died Feb. 22 of heart failure at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. He was 54.
Actors John Hannah and Arnold Vosloo have joined the cast of Universal Pictures' "The Mummy," which began principal photography last week in Marrakech, Morocco, with Stephen Sommers at the helm.
Warner Bros. has paid mid-six figures for a horror pitch based on a Tom Savage book.
Goldwyn Films, the specialty unit of MGM formed late last year to finance and distribute independent features, has inked its first production deal, picking up the tab for Oz comedy "Mr. Accident," to…
Following years of industry sniping about the selection of Italy's candidate for the best foreign-language film Academy Award, national producers association ANICA will hand the task over to a much…
Rock musician Meat Loaf -- who roared onto the bigscreen in the 1975 cult comedy-musical "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and has kept both his acting and singing careers simmering ever since -- has been…
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday blasted a soon-to-be released Japanese movie on convicted war criminal Gen. Hideki Tojo, saying the picture was a "whitewash" of Japan's past…
Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment film production company, formed early this year through a co-financing pact with funding from Warner Bros. and French pay TV programmer Canal Plus, has added…
The first mainland Chinese film to be shot entirely in the United States is about to start production in Los Angeles.
Matthew Broderick and Rupert Everett will star in "Inspector Gadget" for Walt Disney Pictures. Broderick will play the title character and Everett his arch-nemesis.
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Spanish Prisoner" recaptured the top position on the exclusives roster in its sixth weekend. David Mamet's tricky tale of an elaborate con game stole $75,179 from six…