New Line Cinema has promoted Amy Henkels to senior veep of East Coast production. Henkels, based in Gotham, serves as one of the company's leading development executives. She is overseeing the film…
Newsday chief film critic John Anderson and Film Comment writer-in-residence Kathleen Murphy will replace Robert Sklar and Wendy Keys as selection committee members of the Film Society of Lincoln…
"Pearl Harbor" star Josh Hartnett is negotiating to play the male lead in "40 Days and 40 Nights," a comedy about a man's quest to be abstinent. Michael Lehmann will direct the film for Universal and…
Rialto Pictures and France's StudioCanal are restoring five features from the late Spanish filmmaking legend Luis Bunuel that will be re-released this year.
As studios search for the next franchisable action hero, suddenly everybody wants a piece of The Rock. Dwayne Johnson, a gridironer-turned-grappler whose character The Rock is the top draw of the…
Universal Pictures has re-inked with writer-producer-helmer Alan Parker's Dirty Hands shingle for another two-year, first-look deal.
Already home to the prestigious Maui Writers Conference held over Labor Day weekend, the Valley Isle this week inaugurates its first major film festival with some 20 films and docs shown at two…
DreamWorks extended its 2000 hot streak by dominating the May B.O. Studio kicked off the summer by gobbling up 28.8% of the May movie market. Its tally for May 1-29 was $176.3 million. Disney…
Alcon Prods. is in final negotiations to preemptively purchase the action pitch "Bait" from scribe Christian Darren, based on the novel by Kenneth Abel, for mid-six figures.
MGM is negotiating with Reese Witherspoon ("Pleasantville," "Election") to star in "Legally Blonde," an adaptation of the comic novel by Amanda Brown.
Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino is committed to star in and Demian Lichtenstein ("3000 Miles to Graceland") is negotiating to helm the indie pic "Wisegirls," with RGH Lions Share Pictures on board…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History