Looking to further exploit that zany wedding motif, New Line Cinema has optioned Steve Cohen and Jennifer Love Hewitt's pitch "Cupid's Love" for "Party of Five" lead Hewitt to star in and exec…
In the face of declining support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Film Institute is abandoning its daily screening schedule at its Kennedy Center theater.
Spike Lee will present the keynote speech at the Independent Spirit Awards March 21. The filmmaker joins such distinctive film personalities as Oliver Stone, Francis Coppola and Jim Sheridan in…
New Yorker Films has picked up the rights to Manuel Poirier's "Western," winner of the grand jury prize at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.
Creative differences have taken another casualty in Hollywood. Weeks before Fox's big-budget Sean Connery starrer "Entrapment" was to have begun production, director Antoine Fuqua has ankled the pic…
The American Society of Cinematographers has awarded its top honor, the Outstanding Achievement Award, to four film and television directors of photography.
Peter Guber's Mandalay Entertainment is in serious talks to move its base of operations to Paramount Pictures, according to sources.
Touchstone Pictures has picked up feature rights to John Christopher's sci-fi book series "The Tripods Trilogy" for producers Jane Hamsher and Don Murphy, the studio confirmed Friday.
For a few hours on Friday night it looked as though "Titanic" had finally hit its first iceberg, as Warner Bros.' rookie "U.S. Marshals" led the Paramount/Fox blockbuster by about $800,000 in round…
Amid the black-tie events and hullabaloo surrounding "Titanic," which he produced with James Cameron, Jon Landau has re-established his Blue Horizon production banner on the 20th Century Fox lot.
British actress Anna Friel, who co-stars in Gramercy Pictures' upcoming "Land Girls," has snagged a role in the latest feature adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" for Fox…