NEW YORK — Tom Cruise’s Cruise-Wagner Prods. has inked a deal to develop a movie about Jonathan Sarkin, a man who suffered a brain aneurysm at age 35 that transformed him from a conservative…
NEW YORK — Philip Kaufman has made a deal to develop “The Intruder” for Mandalay Entertainment, eyeing it as his next directing project. Pic is an adaptation of the Peter Blauner novel; Kaufman…
IT TAKES A VILLAGE, OF PEOPLE: Until recently, when Felipe Rose told people he dressed like an Indian in the original Village People, a not uncommon reaction was, “I thought you guys were dead.” In…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
NEW YORK — Bette Midler is attached to star in Fox Family Films’ adaptation of the vintage TV sitcom “Green Acres,” re-creating the role of Lisa Douglas, which was originally played by Eva Gabor…
NEW YORK — Jonathan Pryce is in final talks to play the main villain in the next installment of the James Bond franchise, sources said. The film, currently untitled, is the 18th in the Bond series…
NEW YORK — An attempt to censor all mentions of Disney and former second-in-command Michael Ovitz from the satirical docu “An Alan Smithee Film” apparently has been thwarted — by Disney. After…
It's back to "Moby Dick" for Gregory Peck --- but this time he'll play Father Mapple, the role originally played by Orson Welles in the 1956 feature directed by John Huston.