Barwood, Barbra Streisand's New York-based production company, has optioned the rights to "Romeo & Julie," novelist Jeanne Ray's story about ill-fated retirement-age lovers.
Buena Vista's "Tarzan" outswung the week-old "Austin Powers" to win the weekend B.O. crown with a studio estimated $34.1 million opening, the second biggest debut ever for an animated feature.
The last time Paramount's special projects veep Allison Jackson worked on a Scott Rudin film premiere, a disagreement over seating generated one of Hollywood's more notorious letters.
Anna Paquin, the Oscar-winning star of "The Piano," has joined the cast of Fox's "X-Men," the Bryan Singer-directed adaptation of the bestselling Marvel Comics franchise.
British comedian Martin Lewis will revive his one-man show "Great Exploitations" at the Steven Spielberg Theater.
While Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" and Miramax's "An Ideal Husband" drew audiences to digital projection over the weekend, a traveling theater in Mexico has been taking…
Mark Feuerstein, who will soon be seen on the bigscreen in "The Muse" and "Rules of Engagement," has signed to star with Penelope Cruz in Fox Searchlight's "Woman on Top," a sensuous romantic comedy…
Marking the project's second home in three months, Disney has picked up George Gallo's action-comedy spec "Double Take" (a remake of the 1957 film "Across the Bridge") for David Permut to produce.
In a most unusual screen deal for a hot novel, Village Roadshow Pictures chairman/CEO Bruce Berman, who picked up Kurt Andersen's Random House novel "Turn of the Century" as a beach read, wound up…
Peter Dobson has been cast in the Nick Gomez comedy “Drowning Mona” for Neverland Films and Jersey Shore Prods. Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell and Jamie Lee Curtis star in the tale of…