Lensing will begin in early August on Icelandic director Gudny Halldorsdottir's "Honor of the House," a screen adaptation of one of the works that won her father, Halldor Laxness, the Nobel Prize for…
DIC Films has extended its first-look deal with Walt Disney Pictures by two years, the company announced Thursday.
Emmy-winning director Michael Lembeck is set to direct the romantic comedy "Knees of a Cellist" for Village Roadshow Pictures and Dustin Hoffman's Punch 21 Prods.
Universal Pictures has fallen head over heels for Tom Flynn's "Anything for Love," with Will Smith and Whitney Houston attached to star, the studio confirmed Wednesday.
Jour de Fete Films, which recently was founded by former Strand Releasing co-president Mike Thomas and former Strand exec Dan Castle, has made its first acquisition, snagging North American…
Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to duel with the Devil in the supernatural thriller "End of Days" for Beacon Pictures and Universal, sources said Wednesday.
New Regency has picked up an untitled crime thriller pitch developed by producer Cathleen Summers, Italian helmer Carlo Carlei and scribe Dennis Cooley.
Stephen Schiff, who penned the screenplays for "Lolita" and "Deep End of the Ocean," has inked to adapt David McClintock's drug cartel book "Swordfish" for 20th Century Fox, with Sonnenfeld/Josephson…
Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti will be the first speaker Tuesday in a series of four lectures throughout 1998 sponsored by the American Film Institute at the Hotel Nikko…
Warner Bros. has purchased a pitch for a script titled "Man Made" from freshman writing team Milo Addica and Will Rokos -- along with a blind script commitment for a future screenplay -- in an…
Stephen Frears is near a deal to direct John Cusack in Touchstone Pictures' "High Fidelity." The Nick Hornby novel has been adapted by Cusack and his "Grosse Pointe Blank" writing partners Steve Pink…