"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" is an outstanding lean film trapped in a fat film's body. Clint Eastwood's screen version of John Berendt's phenomenally successful nonfiction tome, about a…
The Aspen Filmfest is accepting entries for the Aspen Shortsfest, which runs April 1-5.
With the market booming for comedy redos, Jerry Lewis has sold remake rights to "The Bellboy" to MGM and producers Gary Foster and Mark Steven Johnson's Horseshoe Bay Prods.
Disney can expect a big box office bounce during the holiday moviegoing season with "Flubber," easily the best of the studio's recent attempts to recycle past hits as updated remakes.
On the eve of the release of "Anastasia," the studio's animated feature debut, 20th Century Fox was seething over the fact that the film was the only new release not listed on the MovieFone telephone…
Sara Gilbert, best known as the wisecracking Darlene Conner on the long-running sitcom "Roseanne," has been cast in Michael Corrente's indie feature "Outside Providence."
Leonardo Pieraccioni, the Florentine actor-director who has become a household name in Italy with three consecutive hit films in as many years, continues to add new B.O. records to his scorecard…
Making its largest single charitable contribution to date, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has pledged $250,000 to jump-start the newly formed National Film Preservation Foundation.
Jill Sobel Messick has joined Miramax Films as vice president of development. Messick was previously a manager at Addis/Wechsler & Associates, where her clients included Chloe Sevigny ("Kids") and…
Eric Stoltz, Campbell Scott and Rebecca DeMornay are starring in Roger Hedden's feature directing debut "Hi-Life," which Cinepix Film Properties is financing.
Christopher Coppola, nephew of Francis Ford Coppola and brother of Nicolas Cage, has inked to helm his fourth feature, the love story "Sylvester" for Tattered Soles Entertainment.