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…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
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…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
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.
Though Leonardo DiCaprio plays the lead in Randall Wallace's new adaptation of the Al-exandre Dumas novel "The Man in the Iron Mask," Gabriel Byrne got perhaps the most coveted role, the…
William Hurt is in final orbit on a deal to star as John Robinson in "Lost in Space," New Line's $70 million adaptation of the '60s TV series.