United Artists Pictures and its James Bond movie series co-producers, Danjaq, have hired the U.K.-based screenwriting team of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to come up with the British secret agent's…
Veteran filmmaker Robert Wise will receive the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s lifetime achievement nod on Monday during the group's third annual Critics' Choice Awards luncheon.
EXCLUSIVEAnnette Bening is in negotiations to star opposite Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis in the 20th Century Fox thriller "Martial Law," helmed by Ed Zwick.
Sherwood (Woody) Omens, a professor and filmmaker who heads the cinematography program at the USC School of Cinema-Television, has been elected president of the American Society of Cinematographers…
New Zealand helmer Lee Tamahori has inked to return to his native directing roots with the Larry Gross-penned drama "I Shall Not Die" for Interscope Communications, sources said Thursday.
Oscar-winning actress Cher is in advanced negotiations to play a leading role in Franco Zeffirelli's next feature, "Tea With Mussolini," joining previously announced cast members Angela Lansbury…
Suzanne Daley, the former distribution prexy of North American Releasing, has launched her own Vancouver-based sales and distribution company, White Rock Film Intl. White Rock will be exclusive sales…
John Sayles, a longtime stalwart of the independent scene, will receive the Writers Guild of America's Career Achievement Award Feb. 13.
The PBS docu series "Frontline" grabbed the top award at Wednesday night's 56th annual Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Journalism Awards -- known as the "Pulitzers of broadcast journalism."
Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone confirmed Wednesday that the entertainment conglomerate would sell the bulk of its Simon & Schuster publishing business in the next six months in a deal that will…