As Wolfgang Petersen hurries to complete the Warner Bros. film "The Perfect Storm" for June 30 release, he has jumped into a deal he feels is a perfect opportunity to emerge as an event film producer…
Indie producer Stephanie Zessos and documentarian Conor McCourt have optioned the New York Times bestseller "A Monk Swimming," the memoir from Malachy McCourt, Conor's father.
Jonathan Silverman has signed on for one of the leads in Artisan’s “Made.” Written, directed and starring Jon Favreau (“Swingers”), the film also stars Vince Vaughn, Famke Janssen and Sean “Puffy”…
After Monday's "Gladiator" preem at the Academy, it was mentioned to exec producer Walter Parkes that when the pic's reviews appear it will be subjected to a torrent of the…
French Stewart, Bo Derek and Karina Lombard ("Legends of the Fall") are set to star in the E! telefilm "Murder at the Cannes Film Festival," lensing on location at this month's fest. Helmer Harvey…
DreamWorks has acquired domestic distribution rights to "The Contender," an independently produced political drama starring Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Gary Oldman.
Winding down toward Thursday's closing-night stint with Ethan Hawke and "Hamlet," the San Francisco Intl. Film Festival posted a busy second weekend with in-person tributes to Abbas Kiarostami and…
Nonprofit org Nosotros will present their annual Golden Eagle Awards on July 28 at the BevHilton Hotel. Nosotros founder Ricardo Montalban will emcee.
Vincent Perez ("I Dreamed of Africa") has signed on for a starring role in "Bride of the Wind," a drama to be directed by Bruce Beresford.
The Walt Disney Co. has tapped scribes Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio to pen "Yeller," a high-concept comedy, for a mid- against high-six figures.