Director and producer Robert E. Wise, who notched up five Oscars and numerous other awards in a long and fruitful career, can claim one more distinction -- a library named after him.
Los Angeles-based Aurora Prods. and Memphis' the Cinema Group have teamed up to option the script "422 1/2 South Main," from former journalist and documentarian Charles Raiteri.
For Walt Disney Studios last week, it was more like, ahem, Go farther west.
Newcomers Charlotte Lopez and Elijah Craig have joined the cast of United Artists' "Carrie II," the sequel to the 1976 Brian De Palma shocker.
Francis Ford Coppola and other San Francisco movie figures will launch the first Classically Independent Film Festival on June 5.
Surpassing even studio expectations, Sony's modestly-budgeted actioner "The Big Hit" shot to the top of the weekend box office chart with a surprisingly robust $11 million, according to studio…
"Titanic" made cinematic history Saturday, surging to a $1 billion gross outside North America, setting a new benchmark for other blockbusters and almost certainly ensuring that distrib 20th Century…
Tony Award-winning legit director-turned filmmaker Des McAnuff is in negotiations to take the helm of "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle" for Universal Pictures and Tribeca Films, the studio…
Daryl Hannah has signed to star as the female lead in the low-budget pic "Speedway Junky," which is being exec produced by Gus Van Sant.
Gotham-based Eureka Pictures -- currently in production on John Pierson's "Split Screen" TV magazine for the Independent Film Channel -- will team with "Boogie Nights" producer John Lyons on…