Eyeing a multicharacter starring vehicle for actor-comedian Martin Lawrence, 20th Century Fox has paid a mid-six- against high-six-figure sum for Darryl Quarles' comedy spec "Big Momma's House."
Eleven Canadians to be given scientific and technical Oscars for three innovations will be honored by the Canadian Consulate at a lunch Thursday. Canadian Oscar nominees in the arts will be…
Director Joel Schumacher will soon turn his attention to a remake of the award-winning French thriller "L'Appartement" ("The Apartment") for Paramount-based Lakeshore Entertainment.
"L.A. Confidential" stars Kevin Spacey and Danny DeVito will reteam in a screen version of "Hospitality Suite," a comic play about three salesmen in Wichita, Kansas, during an industrial lubricants…
Uma Thurman will be a presenter on the Academy Awards telecast. This will be her second time participating on an Oscar show.
The Bard brought them together in adversity, and now "Shakespeare in Love" partners Miramax and Universal will co-finance "Bounce," writer/director Don Roos' new comedy drama.
Director Bruce Beresford is negotiating to direct Matt Dillon in the starring role of "Pony Rides," a fact-based drama for H. Michael Heuser's Storm Entertainment.
Brittany Murphy has signed to play Janis Joplin in "Piece of My Heart," Lakeshore and Paramount's long-gestating biopic on the raspy-voiced blues singer.
Owen Wilson, who is making a name for himself as both a writer and actor, will next go the thesp route and join Jackie Chan in "Shanghai Noon," a Western with comic overtones to be directed by Tom…
Upstart film producer Alexander Jovy is planning to make a $3.5 million feature on the back of his success with the Oscar-nominated short "Holiday Romance."
Continuing its recent buying spree, Fox Lorber Associates has acquired U.S. rights to "The Source," Chuck Workman's documentary on the Beat Generation, which premiered at the recent Sundance Film…