"Beautiful Girls" and "The Ref" helmer Ted Demme has inked a deal to direct Eddie Murphy, and likely Martin Lawrence, in the Imagine Entertainment pic "Life" for Universal Pictures, sources said.
James Caan tried to get out, but they puuullllled him back in. Caan once again plays a mobster, unable to refuse Simian Films offer to co-star opposite Hugh Grant in the comedy "Mickey Blue Eyes,"…
Rather than maxing out his credit cards, newcomer Dean Paras turned to fellow young thesps to finance "Hairshirt," his writing, directing and producing debut.
When Betty Jane Perske from the Bronx steps onstage to receive her Kennedy Center Honor for a lifetime of commendable work in the arts, no one will be surprised, except perhaps Lauren Bacall herself.
Leave it to DreamWorks to pull out all the presidential stops. The nascent studio has set up a mega-preem of Steven Spielberg's slave ship salute "Amistad" tonight in Washington.
With a Monday court date looming to determine whether release of the DreamWorks film "Amistad" should be blocked, attorneys for Barbara Chase-Riboud filed a reply Wednesday intended to debunk the…
At 74, the hawklike and patrician features of Charlton Heston still identify the actor who has graced Hollywood playing presidents, Ben Hur, Moses, an aging New Orleans Saints quarterback and a tramp…
New Line Cinema will take over at next year's ShoWest as sponsor of the Wednesday luncheon, hosted for more than a decade by Warner Bros.
Sandra Bullock is asking herself, "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" The sultry star sat in on pitch meetings all over town with scribes Kristen Buckley and Brian Reagan and Walt Disney…
Sandy Mandelberger of Intl. Media Resources and Wanda Bershen of Red Diaper Prods. have teamed up to form a new company designed to help foreign films find distribution in the U.S. theatrical, cable…
Did "Amistad" scribe David Franzoni read Barbara Chase-Riboud's book "Echo of Lions?" The Writers Guild of America West seems to think he did.