Just in time to capitalize on the renewed interest in space travel, Cometstone Pictures plans to make a feature about the first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who preceded even Alan…
Violinists Isaac Stern and Itzhak Perlman will play themselves in "50 Violins," which Wes Craven is currently directing for Miramax Films in Gotham.
Celebrated musicvid and commercials helmer Tarsem will direct the psychological thriller "The Cell" for New Line Cinema.
"Circus Palestina," the winner of five 1998 Israeli Academy Awards, will kick off the 15th annual Israel Film Festival at the opening night gala benefit Dec. 3 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Mandalay Entertainment has inked Brit scribe Caspian Tredwell-Owen to a two-picture deal, under which he will pen the screenplay for an untitled Oliver Stone romance and a second undetermined project.
A fragile, 500-foot piece of film from the 1930 musical "The Rogue Song," long thought lost, was found in Maine earlier this year and has been restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Mandalay Pictures is in advanced negotiations to make Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow" the first production in its financing deal with Paramount Pictures.
Academy Award nominee Nigel Hawthorne ("Madness of King George") arrived in Johannesburg this week to star in a new South African feature movie, "A Reasonable Man," which is being produced with…
In one of the biggest spec deals of the year, Fox 2000 has paid $1.5 million against $2.1 million for "Phenomenon" scribe Gerald DiPego's "Executive Search" for Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz's…
Fresh from winning four prizes at Saturday's Australian Film Institute Awards, dark drama "The Boys" has been snapped up Stateside.
Even before it produces box office returns, "A Civil Action" may produce civil actions.