Sony Pictures Classics' "The Spanish Prisoner" captured the No. 1 spot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend.
Julia Roberts is in preliminary talks to star in "Erin Brockovich" for Universal Pictures and Jersey Films, the U-based production company that Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher run along with Danny…
Newcomer Liz Stauber has signed to co-star in Dimension Films' schoolhouse thriller "Killing Mrs. Tingle," which begins shooting in May.
The all-conquering "Titanic" was high on filmgoers' want-to-see list during the Easter break, resulting in another bountiful frame -- $30.1 million from 5,840 screens in 57 territories -- and its…
Actress Nia Long, who appeared in "Soul Food," "Love Jones" and "Made in America," has landed a starring role opposite Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne in MGM's "Toby's Story," set to start…
Continuing its stated strategy of making an increasing number of third-party acquisitions, Universal Pictures has snapped up French rights to Summit Entertainment's $27 million actioner "Wing…
DreamWorks will dabble in the low-budget area with the pickup of TV scribe Alan Ball's spec script "American Beauty," the studio said Monday.
Artisan Entertainment -- formerly known as Live Entertainment -- has purchased a "minority interest" in Summit Entertainment and signed a five-year international distribution deal with the L.A.-based…
Lou Diamond Phillips, who played a tortured Gulf War vet in "Courage Under Fire," has signed on to complete the ensemble cast of United Artists' sci-fi thriller "Supernova," slated to start lensing…
Six student filmmakers from New York U's Tisch School of the Arts were recently presented with the film school's Wasserman Award for outstanding filmmaking.
United Artists has paid low against mid-six figures for the comedy spec "Goat Cheese" by 23-year-old first-time scribe Daniel Shere.