Just weeks after successfully whetting exhibs' appetites at ShoWest, Sony has opted to push back summer actioner "The Vertical Limit" to a Dec. 8 release.
On the heels of her performance in the hit comedy "The Whole Nine Yards," Amanda Peet is in negotiations to star in "Big Daddy" director Dennis Dugan's "Saving Silverman" for Columbia Pictures.
The Directors Guild of America's African-Advisory Steering Committee has elected Paris Barclay, Reginald D. Brown and Michael Schultz as co-chairs.
“I wanted to have an audience never see him change,” said Kevin Spacey of his Oscar-winning portrayal of Lester Burnham in “American Beauty.” “He just evolved.” For that performance, Spacey credited…
JoBeth Williams is set to topline PBS’ “The Ponder Heart,” based on the Eudora Welty novel. Williams, who garnered an Academy Award nom for her short-film directing debut “On Hope,” will also helm…
The 15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, held Saturday under a sprawling tent near the Santa Monica beach, hailed Paramount Pictures and MTV Films' "Election" with three of the top awards.
While luring Italian moviegoers into theaters during the summer months has long remained a pipedream, the local arm of UIP this year will attempt to counter the warm-weather slump with a strong slate…
Columbia Pictures has signed Robert Harling to adapt "Honeymoon," the Amy Jenkins novel to be published by Little, Brown in England later this year.
Though much of the spotlight on "American Beauty" has shined on its script, direction, acting and visual style, another major factor in its success is DreamWorks' release strategy. Most distrib vets…
Fueled by the success of "Eyes Wide Shut" and "The Matrix," Warner Bros. Distribution Japan will receive Japan's Minister of Intl. Trade and Industry Award for best motion picture…
Gene Hackman has agreed to star in the MGM comedy "Breakers," joining Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jason Lee in the John Davis-produced film.