In a deal worth mid- against high-six figures, Universal has made a preemptive purchase of "Your Life Is Now," a romantic comedy spec script by Elisa Bell. Marc Platt will produce.
DreamWorks has pushed back the release of the Matt Damon-Will Smith starrer "The Legend of Bagger Vance" to Nov. 3 from Aug. 4. The Robert Redford-helmed period golf pic is "75% complete," according…
German film distributor Senator Film is joining the U.K.'s FilmFour and Italy's Key Entertainment as a co-producer on the English-language debut of director Thomas Vinterberg's "Its All About Love."
Tom Cruise drew kudos for actually performing most of the rock climbing, kickboxing and motorcycle riding shown in "Mission: Impossible 2." But over Memorial Day weekend, he pulled off his most…
Palme D'Or-winning Chinese director Chen Kaige ("Farewell My Concubine") is teaming up with star Heather Graham to make his English-language helming debut on the erotic thriller "Killing Me Softly."
Neil Jordan is set to write and direct "Lucrezia," a historical tale centering on the powerful and nefarious Borgia family of Renaissance Italy, for ImageMovers and DreamWorks.
On the heels of a successful studio launch in Toronto, Johnson-Burnett Studios has expanded globally, announcing additions of commercial production houses in Oz and South Africa. Studios will serve…
Stuart Snyder has left his post as president of USA Home Entertainment after seven months on the job.
Italians not content to wait until next season, when the discoveries of the 53rd Cannes Film Festival open in national theaters, can get an early taste of what the event had to offer next month, when…
Beth Cohen-Kirsch has been named executive director of the Tribeca Film Center. She will oversee sales and marketing for the facility, the screening room and Web site. Cohen-Kirsch, a vet of the…
Recent American Film Institute graduate Michael Zaidan has inked a low-six-figure deal to pen the actioner "The Extremists," with Christian Duguay ("The Art of War") attached to helm and Moshe…