MGM went out Monday with a full slate of feature releases through the next year, nailing down dates for pics in the pipeline from newly acquired Orion Pictures and Goldwyn Entertainment.
In response to the increased volume of entries the past few years, the Sundance Film Festival has instituted a new early-submission program for the American Independent Feature Film competition…
After a series of U.S. roles, Minnie Driver has returned to the U.K. to star in "The Governess," which started shooting Monday.
David Newman didn't start out to be a film composer. He wasn't even fully aware of the crucial role his father had played in film music history until a few years after Alfred Newman had died.
The trend by basic cablers to blow out the traditional network broadcast window continued Monday as the USA Network announced it had acquired the exclusive web window rights to a package of five…
After breaking both legs during the shooting of "Letters From a Killer," Patrick Swayze's return to the big screen looks to be farther down the road than expected.
For a latter-day generation of adolescents, "George of the Jungle" was a humorous antidote to sappy animated TV characters. The loinclothed, lantern-jawed hero had the heart of Tarzan and the sense…
Ben Stiller, who recently made a deal to base his Red Hour Productions at Fox 2000, has hired George Linardos to run it. Linardos, who most recently was Uma Thurman's producing partner, will produce…
William Wisher, who teamed with James Cameron to write "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," has been assigned the task of saving "The Exorcist" franchise from termination.
Inspired by traveling concerts such as the Lilith Fair and Lollapalooza, a group of independent filmmakers will hit the road this fall with Fuel, a monthlong film tour of 11 U.S. cities that will be…
Like Jodie Foster's hopeful space voyager in the picture, "Contact" may not travel quite as far as it hopes to go, but the trip is worth taking nonetheless. More down-to-earth and "realistic" in its…