Continuing his bop through feature roles following the success of "Swingers," actor-writer Vince Vaughn has inked a deal to star in "A Cool Dry Place" for Fox 2000, under John N. Smith's helm.
Steven Soderbergh has been set to direct George Clooney in Universal Pictures' "Out of Sight," sources said. The director had the inside track to helm the project, which was adapted by Scott Frank…
It's midseason replacement time at the networks as ABC premiered "Vital Signs" on Thursday night and NBC launched "Crisis Center" Friday night, with both placing third in their timeslots.
United Artists has acquired rights to the sci-fi thriller "Legacy," an adaptation written by Rob Moreland based on the 1958 book "The Legacy of Heorot." John Williams ("Seven Years in Tibet") is…
Miramax has picked up North American rights to writer-director Todd Haynes' glam-rock pic ''Velvet Goldmine.''
Atlas Intl. is handling world sales for "A Girl Called Rosemarie." Distrib was misidentified in a photo caption that ran Friday in the screening list of the AFM Market Guide.
Greg Kinnear, who is starring opposite Jack Nicholson in Gracie Films' "Old Friends" and who next stars with Lauren Holly in Rysher Entertainment's romancer "A Smile Like Yours," has left the William…
Hollywood's techies had their moment in the Oscar spotlight Saturday, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences presented its annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
Proving that the big-budget action genre is still a mainstay of the American Film Market, Mark Damon's MDP Worldwide and veteran indie producer Moshe Diamant unveiled at a Saturday-night reception…
Exhibitors have a lot to be happy about going into ShoWest. Twentieth Century Fox's fabulously successful re-releases of "Star Wars" and "The Empire Strikes Back" propelled first-quarter box office…
A juggernaut descended on this tiny resort town in the form of the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, with HBO, its primary sponsor, papering virtually every storefront and street corner with posters, flyers…