Scribe Gigi Levangie ("Stepmom") has sold the pitch "Natural Man" to Universal Pictures for mid-six against high-six figures for Marc Platt to produce.
The Week With the Masters Animation Celebration, to be held Oct. 30-Nov. 3 in Kerala, India, has named the first six artists that will headline the event.
Rhapsodizing over pic titles With several hundred thousand copies of Joe Eszterhas’ novel “American Rhapsody” waiting to hit book stores July 18 via Knopf, Paramount Classics is beginning to discuss…
Universal Pictures is in early negotiations with Owen Wilson, fresh off "Shanghai Noon," to star in Universal/Imagine Entertainment's comedy "Stealing Stanford." The script, written by Martin Hynes…
Fine Line Features has paid north of $3 million for North American rights to the StudioCanal-Good Machine co-production "Human Nature," now shooting in Los Angeles.
Robert Altman will receive this year's Bravo lifetime achievement award at the 10th annual Independent Film Project's Gotham Awards Sept. 20 in Manhattan.
In between sold-out shows on the KISS farewell tour, bassist and co-founder Gene Simmons has set up a handful of fully financed pics in a bid to segue from rocking to producing. Paramount already has…
Dances With Films, the 3rd annual film festival for the truly independent, will hold a week long festival Santa Monica from June 23-29.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's film center will be renamed the Gene Siskel Film Center in honor of the late movie critic.
Production has begun on helmer Allison Anders' "Things Behind the Sun," a semi-autobiographical tale of a brutal rape Anders experienced as a teenager. Project focuses on a female singer, portrayed…