"Spider-Man" scribe David Koepp will direct Johnny Depp in his own adaptation of Stephen King's novella "Two Past Midnight: Secret Window, Secret Garden" for Columbia.
Prague's Febio Fest opened with Tom Tykwer's "Heaven" and will close with Roman Polanski's "The Pianist.""Heaven" has been picked up locally by Spin Film, the new arthouse arm of indie distrib SPI.
Tom Jacobson is on his way to becoming co-president of Paramount Pictures. Negotiations continued through the weekend, but Jacobson is soon expected to share the co-prexy title with John Goldwyn…
There was something for nearly everyone at overseas cinemas during the weekend as the Japanese embraced "The Bourne Identity," Aussies joined the chorus of approval for "Chicago," Germans toasted "My…
Diane Lane, who drew wide praise for her recent role as an adulterous wife in 20th Century Fox/New Regency's "Unfaithful," has been named female star of the year for ShoWest 2003.
Lifetime Television is investigating the hourlong comedy genre with a new pilot from Sony Pictures TV and Greenblatt-Janollari Studio. Cable net has ordered production on the tentatively titled…
With less than two years to go before the next big national elections and the clock ticking to revamp their election-night tabulation process, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News, CNN and the Associated…
The Costume Designers Guild has tapped five-time Oscar nominee Piero Tosi as recipient of its first President's Award.
Cox’s NBC-affiliated Pittsburgh station WPXI has picked up Buena Vista Television’s “The Wayne Brady Show” in the fall. Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper.
Peter O'Toole will be feted with an Honorary Oscar during the 75th anniversary Academy Awards on March 23.
Jack Valenti wants Silicon Valley to put up its dukes for a digital debate. The Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy and CEO derided a top Silicon Valley lobbyist on Friday for refusing to publicly…