Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has inked a deal with Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Touchstone Pictures to develop, star in and write the music for a rock ‘n’ roll pic called “Love Hurts.” Pic, which Bruckheimer…
Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" solidified its position on top of the exclusives roster. Ang Lee's adaptation of Rick Moody's novel about two Connecticut families rang up $99,383 on three Gotham…
Paramount's Morgan Freeman starrer "Kiss the Girls" made out with a surprisingly powerful $13.4 million opening, leading the box office to yet another in a series of killer weekends.
Julian Sands, who is quickly becoming a Mike Figgis staple, has inked to star in the helmer's indie pic "The Death and Loss of Sexual Innocence" opposite Saffron Burrows, sources said Friday.
Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron --- the writer and director of "Terminator" and "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" --- said on Friday that they will no longer pursue the rights to "Terminator 3,"…
R “Apt Pupil” (TriStar Pictures); “for scenes of strong violence, language and brief sexuality.” “Phantoms” (Miramax); “for sci-fi violence/gore and language.” “Portrait in Red” (York Home…
Director Wes Craven will receive the 1997 Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's ShowEast, the confab for exhibitors and distributors that will be held from Oct. 20-23 at Atlantic City's Trump Taj…
Warner Bros.' Slovak partner, Antonin Drobny of Gemini Film, is restructuring his distribution company and renaming it Continental Film, effective Jan. 1.
The 33rd Chicago Intl. Film Festival, the longest-running competitive fest in North America, kicks off Thursday with 150 features from 30 countries, seminars and special career tributes.
Columbia Pictures, in one of its very few pitch purchases this year, has optioned Scott Fifer's sports/gender comedy "What Men Want Most" in a preemptive low-six-figure deal, sources familiar with…
Roman Polanski confirmed that he's planning to direct "The Count of Monte Cristo'' for Alliance Pictures.