Fraser Heston, whose directing credits include "Needful Things," has set his sights on helming a Queensland, Australia-based adaptation of the Joseph Conrad novel "Freya of the Seven Isles."
Stanley Tucci has signed to play the role of Puck in the Michael Hoffman-directed "Midsummer Night's Dream" for Fox Searchlight.
Adam Bernstein's "Six Ways to Sunday" will open the third Gen Art Film Festival on April 29 at the Sony Lincoln Square Theater here. A Stratosphere Entertainment release, "Sunday" stars Norman Reedus…
Lara Flynn Boyle has joined the cast of the indie feature "Susan's Plan," which is being directed by John Landis. Pic, which was written by Landis, toplines Dan Aykroyd and Nastassja Kinski.
Warner Bros.' "The Butcher Boy" carved out its position on top of the exclusives roster during its first weekend.
New York Women in Film & Television will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a birthday bash and silent auction on June 8 at Chelsea's Studio 601, the group announced at a Monday press conference at…
The foreign B.O. dropped off the pace last weekend as "The Man in the Iron Mask," "Mouse Hunt," "Sphere" and "Anastasia" debuted with mixed results, while even the mighty "Titanic" slowed a little.
Marlee Matlin has pacted to star in the low-budget pic "In Self Defense," to be directed by Sidney J. Furie ("Superman IV"). In addition, she will exec produce a vidpic in which she'll appear, and…
In many ways the Paris Film Festival took on the personality of its young, press-adverse and indie-spirited jury president, Sean Penn, who the Gauls adoringly call "l'enfant terrible" of American…
Patrick Bergin has inked to star opposite Ewan McGregor and Ashley Judd in Stephan Elliott's thriller "Eye of the Beholder," which is currently shooting in Canada.
Polygram Filmed Entertainment has optioned feature rights to the thriller "The Pledge," a first novel by Rob Kean, as a possible directing vehicle for Phillip Noyce. Warp Films' Lucas Foster will…