Hans Rodionoff will be paid mid-six figures by Artisan Entertainment and Marvel Comics to pen "Man Thing," an original spin on the comic that centers on a mindless swamp creature who feeds off the…
Academy Award winner James Coburn ("Affliction") will star in the mystery-thriller "American Gun" for director Alan Jacobs, who also scripted.
Sandra Bullock's star power in "Miss Congeniality" brightened the weekend in four offshore markets where pickings were otherwise slim. The Warner/Roadshow pic charmed auds as it launched in Germany…
Tyro helmer David Von Ancken, who won Hypnotic.com's Million-Dollar Film Festival, which included a production and distribution deal with Universal, has committed to direct "Cameron's Line" for…
Boffo $27 million bow for family romp "Spy Kids" has execs at Miramax/Dimension crying, "I spy a franchise!" Robert Rodriguez ("El Mariachi") helming such PG-rated fare for Dimension might seem like…
AFI Fest 2001 is calling for entries for the event's 15th annual edition, to be held Nov. 1-11 on Hollywood Boulevard.
Trisha Robinson has been named exec veepee of Brainstorm Media, after four years as veep of theatrical and video distribution at Showtime Entertainment.
Steven Zaillian, the Oscar-winning "Schindler's List" scribe who's coming off "Hannibal," has been signed by Imagine and Universal to write "The Return of Superfly," the true story of the rise and…
Domestic filmmakers Friday celebrated new legislation guaranteeing them 10% of national screen time and a commercial release for all Mexican movies.
Ashley Judd has agreed to play the felonious feline in "Catwoman," an original film being rapidly developed at Warner Bros.
IBM has pacted with NeTune Communications to help enhance the company's ShowRunner system, a $25 million satellite network offering the film production community a way to send and receive script…