Writers basked in the praise of their peers Wednesday as the Writers Guild of America announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in 1997.
Kelly Preston has signed on to star opposite Michael Keaton in Warner Bros.' "Frost," one of the studio's high-profile holiday pics.
Paramount Pictures and Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. have extended their first-look agreement through 2001. The deal ends speculation about the status of the relationship…
EXCLUSIVECapella Intl., the sales division of Rolf Deyhle's Capella Films, has emerged from a period of dormancy by picking up worldwide rights, excluding Scandinavia and Russia, to the $7.5 million…
The puck comedy "Les Boys" has won the box office championship in hockey-obsessed Quebec, setting the all-time record for a homegrown French-lingo feature in the Canadian province.
EXCLUSIVESandra Bullock is in negotiations to star opposite Ben Affleck in the romantic comedy "Forces of Nature for DreamWorks, the studio confirmed on Wednesday.
EXCLUSIVEBudding stars Jude Law and Cate Blanchett are close to deals to join Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow in "The Talented Mr. Ripley" for Paramount and Miramax.
Catherine Deneuve will be presented with a Golden Bear award for lifetime achievement at the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22), festival topper Moritz de Hadeln told journalists at a news…
Independent sales and production entity Image Organization has snapped up the spec script "Table for One," from writer-director Ron Senkowski ("Let's Kill all the Lawyers") for a low-six figures.
After co-starring roles in the two "Scream" franchise features, actress Courteney Cox has become an expert at making full use of her off-time from NBC series "Friends." Cox now is set to join Kenneth…
Moonstone Entertainment president Etchie Stroh has created a domestic distribution label, Prestige Entertainment, to handle the U.S. releases of certain Moonstone productions.