Uma Thurman and Edward Norton have signed on as Oscar presenters. The 72nd annual Academy Awards will be broadcast from the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium March 26 on ABC.
HSI/Endangered Species Films has paid mid-six figures for the hip-hop Western spec "The Blazin' Four," written by Jean Claude LaMarre and Ernest Thomas. Project's being eyed as a potential starring…
FRANCE Oliver Stone will head the jury of the detective and thriller film festival in Cognac, southwestern France, next month. French-speaking Stone, whose film “Any Given Sunday” opens the Paris…
After nearly a decade in development, James Dean's life story will finally be told -- as an original telepic at TNT. The cabler plans to premiere "James Dean: An Invented Life," which will track…
Warner Bros. has optioned the Jeff McCarthy spec satire "Smoking Is Good for You" for Andrew Lazar's Mad Chance Prods.
The chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann said over the weekend that the company is in a position to spend DM75 billion ($37 billion).
In a surprisingly patchy frame for several Oscar-nominated films at the overseas box office, the star was BVI's "Toy Story 2," which blew all competish aside in Japan to bow with a top spot $5.1…
In the high-stakes game of box office poker, Julia Roberts lately has been the ultimate trump card. Holding that card for the first time since last May, Universal didn't bother bluffing. It launched…
Miramax Films has acquired North and South American rights to an untitled Latino music film project, directed by Fernando Trueba, helmer of the Academy Award-winning film "Belle Epoque."
Indie shingle Alpine Pictures has promoted John Bunzel to prexy of motion picture production.
Oscar-winning Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, late British craftsman Carol Reed and the so-called TV generation of U.S. directors of the 1950s and '60s will be the subject of retrospectives at…
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