Robert Carlyle, last seen shedding his clothes in the surprise British hit "The Full Monty," is expected to step into Paramount and Polygram's feature adaptation of Frank McCourt's bestseller…
Castle Rock Entertainment has acquired "The Eyes of the Wicked," a pitch by producer Harry Colomby and writer David Black.
Raising their Hollywood profile, writer/director Neil LaBute and producing partner Stephen Pevner have set up three new pictures at separate companies, in addition to their two-picture deal with…
Paramount Pictures' Wayne Lewellen has been selected to receive the 1998 Show "E" Award at the 14th annual ShowEast convention to be held Oct. 19-22 in Atlantic City.
Universal Pictures, hoping to show some stability in its executive corps after a shaky spring, has added the title of president for chief operating officer Chris McGurk and renewed his contract.
Esai Morales and James Marshall have been cast for lead roles in the feature "Doomsday," from Symphony Pictures.
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Opposite of Sex" kept its stranglehold on the exclusives roster's top spot. The Christina Ricci-starrer bedded $57,824 in six love nests on both coasts.
A mere month after inking a $600,000 pay-and-play deal for his World War II sci-fi thriller "Proteus," indie tyro Darren Aronofsky is on course for another major payday.
A four-day conference at the second annual Hollywood Film Festival will feature more than 100 industry experts at a series of seminars Aug. 6-9 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have optioned the feature rights to Jay Cronley's manuscript, "An Honest Crook," for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.
Bookended by two high-profile Cannes movies -- Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine" and French sleeper hit "The Dreamlife of Angels" -- the 52nd Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 16-30) features a strong…