Stone surprised many of his longtime critics with "World Trade Center." Contrary to his usual m.o., he didn't initiate the project but committed immediately after reading the script.
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"Tenacity is a good trait," says Roth, who has spent the last dozen years on "The Good Shepherd," which opens in December, directed by Robert De Niro.
The Farrelly brothers are taking another stab at TV, partnering with scribe Wil Calhoun ("Friends") and producer Ben Silverman ("Ugly Betty") to adapt the BBC skein "I'm With Stupid."
In case you've been blinded by all the starts at the Hollywood Awards, it's good to know that there's actually a film festival that precedes the kudos ceremony.
Playing real people has become something of a habit for Luke. His big break was starring as Antwoine Fisher in Denzel Washington's 2002 biopic, followed by last year's docu-style look at small-town…
The Weinstein Co has acquired remake rights and all North American rights to "13," a psychological thriller from Thailand's Sahamongkolfilm, the creative team behind "Ong-Bak."
Director Kevin Macdonald terms the casting of Whitaker as Idi Amin Dada in "The Last King of Scotland" as "the best decision I made."
Even among the two dozen top-billed stars of Emilio Estevez's "Bobby," Lohan stands out as a teenager about to marry a guy so he won't be sent to Vietnam.
The Weinstein Co. has snapped up Martin Sweeney's spec script "Muskrat Love," with Andy Fickman ("She's the Man") eyeing to direct. Irreverent comedy is being produced by Launchpad Prods.' David…
Bill Condon wrote the screenplay for the film that won production designer Myhre his first Oscar. It was on that film, "Chicago," that the two began discussing Condon's dream project.