While booming box office, a boost in the market share of locally produced features and a slew of hot projects in the pipeline from top directors have combined to lift the spirits of the Italian film…
Zeitgeist Films has acquired North American rights to Benoit Jacquot's French-language film "Seventh Heaven," an official selection at the Venice Film Festival.
Figure skater Katerina Witt will glide into a feature role in MGM's thriller "Ronin," which stars Robert De Niro and is currently being shot in Europe under the direction of John Frankenheimer.
Lions Gate Films has acquired worldwide rights to Joe Carnahan's directorial debut "Blood Guts Bullets & Octane," which screened last month at the Sundance Film Festival.
German actor Ferdinand (Ferdy) Mayne, who appeared in numerous international film and TV productions since the 1940s, died Jan. 30 of Parkinson's Disease in London. He was 82.
Large in scale and ambitious, Katharina Otto's "Beautopia" is nonetheless a disappointingly rambling documentary about the international fashion industry that is neither insightful nor particularly…
The plagiarism case against DreamWorks and director Steven Spielberg over the film "Amistad" that started with such a bang was dropped Monday with a whimper.
Upon wrapping Sunday, the Miami Film Festival announced a record per-pic attendance and gave its first audience award to Spanish Oscar entry "Secretos del Corazon" (Secrets of the Heart).
Dream Entertainment has picked up overseas rights to the road movie "Sparkler," the directorial debut of Darren Stein.
Final ballots to determine the Screen Actors Guild's best performances for 1997 are being mailed this week to the union's 90,000 members around the country, with winners to be announced March 8 at…
Though he claimed jet-lag and hoarseness after flying into Gotham from the Moscow premiere of "Titanic," James Cameron sounded decidedly (if unsurprisingly) chipper.