Robert E. Vitarelli has been tapped to receive the 1997 Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award in news, while Craig A. Janoff will be honored with the DGA Lifetime honor in sports at…
Channel 4's new head of film Paul Webster has unveiled his first three projects, balancing two pics from first-time directors with one from veteran helmer Bill Forsyth, two contempo Scottish films…
Academy Award nominees Dustin Hoffman and Gloria Stuart are among those scheduled as presenters at the Producers Guild of America's Laurel Awards on Tuesday.
Director John Avildsen has landed Jason Raize, star of the Broadway hit "The Lion King," to topline an untitled film he'll shoot this summer about New Jersey high school kids who complete in annual…
"Rosewood" and "The Replacement Killers" star Michael Rooker has signed to play the lead in Jason Freeland's "Brown's Requiem."
Allison Eastwood has pacted for starring roles in back-to-back indie films.
Strand Releasing has acquired North American distribution rights in all media to writer-director John Maybury's dramatic feature "Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon."
Summit Entertainment has acquired international rights to Columbia Pictures' "Cruel Inventions," a modern-day adaptation of the Choderlos de Laclos play "Les Liaisons Dangereuses."
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned Gary Goldstein's spec script "Manhattan Transfer" for low six figures for Fox-based Davis Entertainment.
Illeana Douglas has left Creative Artists Agency and signed with United Talent Agency, which has landed her a role in the Warner Bros. Kevin Costner starrer "Message in a Bottle."
Hoping to revive its feature "Ravenous," which has been shut down since the departure of helmer Milcho Manchevski more than a week ago, Fox 2000 has struck a deal with Antonia Bird to take the helm…