Young thesp Jesse James has been cast in the Warner Bros. drama "Message in a Bottle" opposite Kevin Costner and Robin Wright Penn. Pic is slated for a holiday 1998 release.
In bicoastal ceremonies that pointedly strayed from contemporary political correctness into more daring satirical territory, the Writers Guild of America presented its highest honors Saturday to…
"Central Station," a modestly budgeted Brazilian road movie, ran off with two of the top prizes at the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival.
Barely one week after scoring a $22 million opening for his crooning in "The Wedding Singer," comedian Adam Sandler and his "Wedding" writing and producing team on Thursday tied the knot for another…
Lakeshore Entertainment has bought a spec script from screenwriter Richard Hatem, who co-wrote "Under Siege II," for a price said to be in the mid-six figures.
Blame it on the weather, renewed interest in the waning days of the Winter Olympics, or simply a lack of strong new product, but the national box office over the weekend fell sharply from the…
Warner Bros. has hired Takashi Bufford ("Booty Call") to script a comedy with the working title "Black to the Future," about two gangsta rappers who travel back through time, visiting significant…
Sony Pictures, in its high-stakes attempt to kidnap British superspy James Bond from his 35-year-old home at MGM's United Artists, has come forth with startling claims of ownership of the 007 movie…
Steven Spielberg's "Amistad" -- in which the government is the bad guy -- will be getting some help from American embassies in showing the film abroad.
TriStar Pictures has tapped Devon Sawa to star in and Rodman Flender to direct the horror comedy "Idle Hands," which will begin shooting in April and is slated for release next year.
Lucinda Jenney has signed on for Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic," joining a cast that includes Aidan Quinn, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest.