Presented to spotlight the work of today's graduate screenwriting students, the UCLA Screenwriters' Showcase will also pay homage Monday to Hollywood's blacklisted scripters.
Collaring his first starring role in a major studio feature since leaving "NYPD Blue," Jimmy Smits is near a deal to join Kim Basinger in Paramount's supernatural thriller "Bless the Child."
Slamdunk Films, an offshoot of Park City, Utah's, Slamdunk Film Festival, has set up a first-look deal with Cooper/Hellman Entertainment, the production firm headed by L.A. producer Barry Cooper and…
Fox 2000 made a preemptive buy of the Lisa Schrager pitch "Sugar Mommy," a comedy that sold for mid against high-six figures.
Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution has inked a deal with Canal Plus Image, the company that sells catalog pics for Canal Plus, to acquire two Canal Plus-owned libraries, with a total of…
Producer/director Irwin Winkler, a best-picture Oscar winner for "Rocky" and a nominee in the same category for "Raging Bull," "The Right Stuff" and "Goodfellas," will be given the Outstanding…
The flag is officially up on the 72nd Oscar race.
New Line Cinema has purchased tyro scribe Andrew Gurland's spec script "Cheaters" for a mid to high six- figure sum.
Adding considerable beef to the debut slate of his newly established solo banner, KeyFilms, Italian distrib Kermit Smith has announced a handful of prime acquisitions, including two titles from…
Touchstone Pictures is planning to mount a loose remake of the 1953 Gary Cooper/Burt Lancaster Western "Vera Cruz," entitled "Count Three and Pray."
Shaw Brothers has revealed that it will invest HK$140 million ($18 million) in a joint venture to build a film studio in the Tseung Kwan O section of the city.