Michelle Rodriguez, who debuted as the lead in "Girlfight," has joined the cast of Universal's race-car drama "Red Line." Rodriguez will portray the only female member of a gang of street racers.
Adam Rifkin, who penned scripts for "Mouse Hunt" and "Small Soldiers," will helm the low-budget indie drama "Night at the Golden Eagle." He is also financing and producing with Steve Bing. Lensing…
A producer who claims that French filmmaker Luc Besson stole her research and script for his 1999 Joan of Arc movie "The Messenger" has settled out of court with him, her lawyer said Thursday.
Summer's here, and the time is right for battling at the box office. This weekend kicks off nine straight frames of rivalry, with Paramount's "Shaft," Fox's "Titan A.E." and Miramax's "Boys and…
Winchester Films has made a deal to handle international rights on MGM's upcoming "Heartbreakers" starring Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Budgeted north of $50 million, the comedy is…
Five weeks after snatching up the comedy pitch "Corky Bonono" with Chris Kattan attached to star, the Walt Disney Co. has greenlit the project and plans to start production on July 31.
An ebullient Jean-Marie Messier, flushed with the prospect of heading a global media group, gave assurances Thursday that, contrary to published reports, the day-to-day running of Universal Studios…
Jay Russell's "My Dog Skip," starring Kevin Bacon, Spanish director Jose Luis Cuerda's "The Butterfly's Tongue" and Iranian Majid Majidi's "The Color of Paradise" are among the features competing for…
Producer Jonathan Axelrod has inked a multiyear development deal with Paramount Network Television, in the process dissolving his five-year Par-based production partnership with Jamie Widdoes.
Abbas Kiarostami will chair the Karlovy Vary jury in its 35th edition July 5-15. The helmer-heavy pool of judges includes Israel's Arik Kaplun (a winner in last year's festival), Yugoslavia's Srdjan…