Columbia Pictures has optioned Louis Begley's book "About Schmidt" for a feature, with Alexander Payne ("Citizen Ruth") attached to helm.
New films by Nancy Savoca, Allison Anders and Kurt Voss, Errol Morris, Mike Figgis, Gregg Araki, Doug Liman, Tony Goldwyn and Tim Roth are among the highlights of the Premiere screening section of…
Betty Thomas will take a seriocomic look at drug and alcohol rehab in "28 Days," which she's helming for Columbia Pictures with her partner, Jenno Topping, producing through their Tall Trees Prods.
Celebrated entertainment lawyer Arthur Groman died Tuesday of natural causes in his Beverly Hills home.
Artistic License Films has picked up "Dancemaker," Matthew Diamond's documentary about choreographer Paul Taylor.
Relieving the drought of U.S. films allowed into China, "Saving Private Ryan" is doing smash business in that vast market. Released Nov. 20 on 290 screens nationwide, Steven Spielberg's epic has…
Kathy Bates' next role will be as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
November box office reached record heights of $599.1 million, a figure which tops the former championship frame set in 1996 by 4%, but falls about 1% short of record admission levels also set two…
Writer/director James Toback, who just wrapped Palm Pictures' "Black and White," has signed on to helm Bigel/Mailer Films and Rotholz Pictures' "Love in Paris."
Karen Hale Wookey, a script supervisor for “All the President’s Men” and “Patriot Games,” died Sept. 9 in Los Angeles of heart failure. She was 74. Wookey, the daughter of actor Alan Hale Sr. and…
Trimark Pictures has acquired video, DVD and pay per view TV rights to Good Machine's controversial arthouse pic "Happiness" for a mid-six figures.