The Walt Disney Co. has taken to the comedy pitch "Time's Up" from scribes Sheryl Longin ("Dick") and Roger L. Simon ("Enemies: A Love Story") with Helen Hunt and Connie Tavel attached to produce…
“Chicago Hope’s” Carla Gugino is set to join Peter Sarsgaard (“Boys Don’t Cry”) in helmer Wayne Wang’s “Center of the World” for Artisan. The erotic tale, which begins lensing next month in Los…
As Stanley and Bob Jaffe were scouting locations in Morocco for the Paramount/Miramax remake of 1939's "Four Feathers," their toplining star, Jude Law, was winging his way toward other projects.
Major League Baseball and Jackie Autry, widow of Gene Autry, have given $300,000 to the USC School of Cinema-Television to create an endowment fund to assist students with tuition and fees.
The fourth annual City of Lights, City of Angels fest is getting a beauty treatment. "Venus Beauty Institute," France's 1999 Cesar winner for best picture will open the Gallic film series which runs…
Miramax's genre arm Dimension Films has become so obsessed with the thriller pitch "Obsessed," delivered by scribe Don McLennan, that it has scooped the story off the market.
With "The Green Mile" a candidate for best picture Oscar honors, Castle Rock has gotten back into the Tom Hanks business, making a seven-figure commitment to an adaptation of author-illustrator Chris…
Georgian filmmaker Otar Iosseliani will head the jury awarding the Camera d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in May, fest organizers confirmed Tuesday.
British actress Kate Beckinsale (“Brokedown Palace”) is in talks to assume the female lead in Disney’s “Pearl Harbor,” the high-profile Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer project set to begin lensing…
Cate Blanchett will join the Oscar 2000 team of presenters. Last year, Blanchett picked up a best actress nom for her perf in “Elizabeth.” The 72nd annual Academy Awards will be broadcast from the…
Steven Spielberg has committed to write and direct "A.I." for Warner Bros. and DreamWorks, with production slated to begin July 10.