The Library of Congress yesterday added 25 films--including "Annie Hall, ""Footlight Parade" and "The Birth of a Nation"--to its National Film Registry list, bringing to 100 the number of pix that…
Producer Matty Simmons, founder and former chairman of the board of the National Lampoon, has publicly rebutted charges made in two suits filed against him earlier this week by J2 Communications and…
Thirty-three countries have submitted entries for consideration as best foreign language film in the 65th Annual Academy Awards. Included this year are the first entries ever from Croatia, Estonia…
Longbow Prods. has acquired movie rights to the story of Jeannine Durand, the missing woman whose children's search for her ultimately led to their father's conviction for murder after 24 years…
Formless, endless and technically crude, "The Year Punk Broke" is the sloppiest rock-doc to win actual release in some time. Only the alternative-market popularity of headliners Sonic Youth and…
In the latest spec-script sale, Universal Pictures has scooped up Elisa Bell's "Thirty Wishes," a comedy-drama in which Michael J. Fox will star and make his feature film directorial debut. The film…
Julia Roberts has inked a semi-exclusive, two-year deal with indie producer Joe Roth, primarily to star in projects for his newly christened Disney-based movie company, Caravan Pictures.
Laurence Mark, the original producer of 20th Century Fox's now-lensing $ 28 million-plus movie "The Good Son," has been quietly booted off the production by Kit Culkin, father and manager of the…
Actor Michael Dudikoff is seeking at least $ 1.4 million he claims is due under a two-year, four-picture deal with Cannon Pictures Inc.
Warrants have been issued in Tokyo for the arrest of Japanese mob members suspected in an attack on director Juzo Itami.
Harrison Ford has been confirmed as star and Andrew Davis ("Under Siege") as director of Warner Bros.'