Eight years after his death, prolific sci-fi author Isaac Asimov has suddenly become a hot commodity in Hollywood, with screen deals for his novels and short stories landing all over town. Warner…
Cinemas in much of Europe couldn't buck the summer lethargy last week as distribs laid low during the Euro 2000 soccer playoffs, While "Mission: Impossible 2" saw explosive bows in five territories…
Academy Award-nominated producer Richard Gladstein ("The Cider House Rules") has reupped his first-look deal with Miramax for two more years while unveiling new projects with John Irving, Quentin…
After the surprise exit of Fox studio chief Bill Mechanic, observers are weighing the possibilities given the likelihood that the studio will launch a search for outside candidates.
Fine Line Features has optioned "Pride and Glory" from Gregory and Gavin O'Connor, the directing-producing brothers behind Fine Line's Academy Award-nominated "Tumbleweeds."
Miramax will take a stake in French indie Bac Majestic and has renewed a three-year deal with its distribution banner Bac Films. Miramax's Rick Sands described the company headed by Jean Labadie as…
In a deal not far from seven figures, Joe Roth's Revolution Studios has signed Darryl Quarles to script an untitled hockey comedy as a vehicle for Oscar-winning "Jerry Maguire" star Cuba Gooding Jr.
John Hegeman, the Internet marketing guru behind much of Artisan Entertainment's "Blair Witch Project" campaign, is launching his latest venture today -- the sci-fi, horror and fantasy destination…
If you're a studio producer and want to keep your gig, your energy level better be frenetic and your output significant -- or you'll be sent packing. That's the message producers are getting from…
Entertainment programming on the Web may not yet have attracted mass audiences, but it's pulled in those who matter most to aspiring filmmakers: agents.