Warner Bros. has acquired the Talley Griffith pitch "Time Out" as a high-concept actioner to be developed for director Renny Harlin. The project was set up by producers Robert Kosberg, Alan Riche and…
Adam Leipzig, formerly a producer at Interscope, has formed his own production company, Terra Bella Entertainment. The company will have a first-look deal with Interscope.
Robert H. Harvey, senior VP of Panavision, will be honored as the 1998 FINDIE recipient at the Independent Spirit Awards on March 21. The award is presented to an individual or organization in the…
When John Frankenheimer's "Ronin," wraps next week in Paris, it's a safe bet Robert De Niro won't be sticking around for the party. In an interview with French daily Le Monde Tuesday, De Niro vowed…
Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush ("Shine") has signed up for a lead voice role in "The Magic Pudding," an animated feature from Sydney-based Energee Entertainment.
"NewsRadio" star Vicki Lewis has joined Billy Bob Thornton, John Cusack, Angelina Jolie and Cate Blanchett in "Pushing Tin," the Mike Newell-directed dark comedy for Fox 2000.
The directors of the five films that are Oscar-nominated for foreign-language pic will participate in a public symposium March 21, where they'll discuss their films and respond to questions from the…
Palm Pictures, the specialized film distrib banner from Island Pictures and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, has picked up Slamdance award-winner "Six-String Samurai," a sci-fi fable about a…
Summit Entertainment has acquired international rights to Columbia Pictures' "Cruel Inventions," a modern-day adaptation of the Choderlos de Laclos play "Les Liaisons Dangereuses."
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned Gary Goldstein's spec script "Manhattan Transfer" for low six figures for Fox-based Davis Entertainment.
Illeana Douglas has left Creative Artists Agency and signed with United Talent Agency, which has landed her a role in the Warner Bros. Kevin Costner starrer "Message in a Bottle."