New Line made an outright buy of the Chris Gilson novel "Crazy for Cornelia" for a mid- to high-six figure sum, sources said. The screen sale went down a day after Warner Books preempted the…
John Davis' Davis Entertainment has optioned the rights to "Fortunate Son," an unpublished manuscript by Dallas-based attorney David R. Marlett.
The son of the undercover cop who created "The Mod Squad" TV series show has sued the Spelling Entertainment Group and MGM, accusing the two companies of cheating him out of his legal and financial…
Musetta Vander, last seen as Queen Sindel in New Line Cinema's "Mortal Kombat: Annihilation," has joined the cast of in "The Wild, Wild West" at Warner Bros.
Sydney Poitier, the young acting progeny of Sidney Poitier, is in final negotiations to join the cast of Clint Eastwood's "True Crime" for Warner Bros.
In another seismic corporate shift at Universal Pictures, marketing chiefs Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones are stepping down from the studio, which may now try to turn its advertising over to a New…
Odeon Cinemas is investing $34 million to refurbish 17 of its 76 sites in the U.K., with $5.9 million allocated to the Odeon Leicester Square, the chain's flagship hardtop in London's entertainment…
More than seven months after it first wowed festival audiences in Venice and Telluride, writer-director Paul Schrader's dark psychological drama "Affliction" has found a domestic distributor.
German exhibs are breaking out the champagne, but German filmmakers are left crying in their beer. Riding high on the "Titanic" wave, German box offices sold 42.8 million tickets during the first…
Production on Warner Bros.' troubled Nicolas Cage-starring "Superman Lives" project has been delayed yet again, with July's start date scuttled until the script and budget achieve a necessary level…
British actress Katrin Cartlidge, who starred in "Career Girls," "Naked" and "Breaking the Waves," has inked to star opposite Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling in "Varya," a screen adaptation of the…