Intermedia Films has paid low-six figures to acquire an untitled epic adventure pitch by screenwriter Larry Ramin, who will pen the script. Mark Johnson, who has a first-look production deal at…
Universal Pictures has snapped up the spec script "Go to Hell, Mike Piazza" for $800,000 against $1.5 million as a possible starring vehicle for Ben Stiller. U is understood to have edged out New…
Istituto Luce has closed Italian rights on Manuel Gomez Pereira's three tenors farce, "Off Key," one of the top English-lingo titles produced by Spain's Lolafilms and sold at the American Film Market…
Nicolas Cage, who most recently toplined the holiday drama "The Family Man" from Universal/Beacon, will be honored with a first-ever distinguished decade of achievement in film award at ShoWest 2001.
Ralph Fiennes will team with helmer David Cronenberg on "Spider," a psychological thriller that will be repped by MM Media Capital Partners. Patrick McGrath adapted the script from his bestselling…
Ralph Fiennes has committed to star in "Fear Itself," a drama on course to begin shooting in early April.
Overseas Filmgroup has finalized licensing agreements in a handful of territories for "Greenfingers," a drama starring Helen Mirren (TV's "Prime Suspect") and Clive Owen ("Croupier").
The Producers Guild of Americas has tapped Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ron Howard and Dylan McDermott as presenters for key awards. The honors will be presented at the org's 12th annual Golden Laurel…
International sales and distribution company Myriad Pictures has signed a three-year output deal with indie Spanish distributor Filmax. Under the agreement, Filmax will handle Spanish distribution on…
Italy has changed the makeup of its censorship commission in the wake of the controversy over the decision to pass gruesome thriller "Hannibal" for general auds.
Devin Intl. has acquired all foreign rights to the dramatic thriller "March," being launched by Kanan Hammerschlag Prods. with premiere screenings at AFM.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History