Kris Kristofferson will join Jamie Foxx as unlikely allies in search of stolen money in "Bait," the Castle Rock/Village Roadshow Pictures co-production to be directed by Steve Surjik and distributed…
For the first edition in his four-year term as director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival, neophyte event chief Alberto Barbera has assembled a program that's light on major studio features and…
Ted Forstmann, the Wall Street financier whose millions have resurrected the fortunes of such companies as Gulfstream Aerospace, Dr. Pepper and General Instrument, is now setting about resurrecting…
"Extraordinary Visitor" scored a double victory Thursday as winners were announced for the second annual Dances With Films fest, aka the Festival of the Unknowns.
James L. Brooks, the Oscar-winning writer-producer-director of "Terms of Endearment" and "As Good as It Gets," will receive the distinguished screenwriter's award at the sixth edition of the Austin…
Sony Pictures has ponied up $1 million against $1.5 million for "South Park" scribe Nancy Pimental's debut feature script.
“Homicide: Life on the Street” trouper Michael Michele is trading in her badge for a stethoscope next season as she joins the parade of new faces checking into “ER.” Michele will play second-year…
Miramax Films has signed Serbian writer-director Srdjan Dragojevic to a three-picture, first-look writing and directing deal.
IMMI Pictures has purchased attorney David Marlett's script "Of Kings and Cowboys" for mid-six figures.
After scoring a solid victory as a rental, Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" plans to conquer the sell-through market on Nov. 2 as a limited edition.
In a major reshuffle of DreamWorks' top ranks, co-owner Jeffrey Katzenberg will become the studio's interim head of production, replacing Bob Cooper, the former TriStar Pictures president who has…