Almost 127 years to the day after Mrs. O'Leary's legendary cow kicked off the Great Chicago Fire, DreamWorks has bought the pitch "The Ghosts of October," an actioner set against the 1871…
Women in Film will host its first Martini Shot Mentor Awards on Dec. 3.
The Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival has tapped Monica Breckenbridge as director of feature film programming.
Donald Sutherland's 30-year film career will be spotlighted Oct. 27, and a restoration of the landmark 1927 "Battleship Potemkin" will be screened during the 1998 AFI Film Fest.
Kirsten Dunst has signed to star as the female lead in "The Crow: Salvation," the third installment of producer Ed Pressman's supernatural franchise for Dimension Films.
Millennial musical "The Hole" by Tsai Ming-Liang of Taiwan won the Gold Hugo at the 34th Chicago Intl. Film Festival Sunday night. The eight-person jury, led by thesp Christopher Lee, awarded a…
Nia Long will star opposite Omar Epps and LL Cool J in Miramax Films’ “In Too Deep.” Pic begins shooting early next month, with Michael Rymer directing. She is repped by Innovative Artists’ Craig…
Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who exited "Home Improvement" after eight seasons, will star with Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Pollak and Mark Hamill in the indie feature "Walking Across Egypt."
"Flubber" helmer Les Mayfield has signed to direct Martin Lawrence in "The Blue Streak" for Columbia Pictures. Daniel Melnick, Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producers on the project.
"City of Angels," Warner Bros' remake of Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," hit a cume of $101.7 million over the weekend, making it the 12th film of the year to pass the $100 million mark overseas.
Singer Gloria Estefan has snagged her first dramatic feature film role, joining Meryl Streep in Wes Craven's "50 Violins" for Miramax Films.