Hollywood's techies had their moment in the Oscar spotlight Saturday, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences presented its annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
Proving that the big-budget action genre is still a mainstay of the American Film Market, Mark Damon's MDP Worldwide and veteran indie producer Moshe Diamant unveiled at a Saturday-night reception…
He's featured in interviews in the boxing docu "When We Were Kings." Now, novelist-pugilist-auteur Norman Mailer is going another round: He's attached to direct the fictional boxing drama "Ringside,"…
Fox's reissue of "The Empire Strikes Back" led the weekend with an estimated $12.6 million, but TriStar's "Donnie Brasco" mobsters were shooting it out right behind with $11.2 million.
Even as helmer James Cameron is rushing to complete filming on his mega-buck "Titantic," a group of angry fishermen have made front-page news in the Mexican media by trying to sink the land sale that…
Steven Soderbergh has been set to direct George Clooney in Universal Pictures' "Out of Sight," sources said. The director had the inside track to helm the project, which was adapted by Scott Frank…
February box office performance smashed all prior groundhog months, with a staggering $479.9 million cume. That's a hefty $90 million better than the prior record set a year ago (and encompassing 29…
Miramax has picked up North American rights to writer-director Todd Haynes' glam-rock pic ''Velvet Goldmine.''
Rhino Films and Summit Entertainment are in final negotiations on international rights to "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," the screen version of the notorious Hunter Thompson novel that was first…
The strong Friday debuts of "Donnie Brasco" and "Booty Call" propelled the year's domestic box office to $1 billion in a record 59 days. That puts 1997 very much on track for a $6 billion-plus year.