Mandalay has paid low- against mid-six figures for the spec script "Heaven's Staircase," described as an epic romance that will be developed as a vehicle for Michelle Pfeiffer. Via Rosa, the company…
Warner Bros. has hired Darren Lemke to pen a sequel to the hit 1996 cyclone pic "Twister." Lemke's "Twister 2" deal is worth a reported mid- against high-six figures. Sources said he'll work from a…
Lauren Bacall has joined the cast of Miramax Films' family drama "Sundowning."
French actors Virginie Ledoyen and Guillaume Canet are in talks to star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Danny Boyle's "The Beach."
Andrew Vajna's comedy "Out of Order" will have its U.S. premiere during the 2nd annual Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles, which begins today and ends Oct. 22.
While studios claim to be enforcing the $20 million barrier for star salaries, A-list actresses finally seem to be catching up to their male counterparts. Jodie Foster is expected to receive $15…
Tara Reid and Jerry O'Connell have taken the leads in "Jello Shots," joining Brad Rowe, Sean Patrick Flannery and Amanda Peet in the drama for New Line.
Harry J. Lennix has been cast in the film version of William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus," which begins filming in Rome this fall and stars Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange.
Looking to add an industry heavyweight to its distribution department, Miramax Films is in talks with former Paramount vice chairman Barry London to take a newly created high-level post at the…
Maggie Cheung, the star of more than 75 films in Hong Kong, has inked to the join the cast of Steven Spielberg's "Memoirs of a Geisha" for Columbia Pictures.
Mark Lamprell, co-writer with director George Miller of Universal's upcoming "Babe: Pig in the City," will make his feature helming debut on "My Mother Frank" for Beyond Films.