Columbia Pictures has acquired screen rights to the Daniel Wallace novel "Big Fish" and has attached "Go" screenwriter John August to adapt it. Between the book option and screenwriting fees, the…
While moviegoers nationwide lined up to see Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in "Rush Hour," big-city arthouse auds flocked to another film about the clash between two cops from diverse cultures.
Indie film queen Lili Taylor is in talks to star in Jason De Bont's remake of "The Haunting of Hill House" for DreamWorks, the studio confirmed.
Cary Woods' New Line Cinema-backed Independent Pictures has made its first acquisition. The Gotham-based indie bought Bruce McCulloch's romantic comedy "Dog Park" from Lions Gate Films at the Toronto…
Hoping to do with an alien and a caveman what Viacom sister channel MTV did with two snickering teens, Nickelodeon Movies will bring its popular animated series "Prometheus & Bob" to the bigscreen.
Barnaby Thompson and Uri Fruchtman's Fragile Films has teamed up with John Williams' Vanguard Films to option Tony Kenrick's novel "Made for Each Other," and have made a deal to develop an updated…
Amelia Heinle, who co-starred in the Toronto preem "At Satchem Farm" opposite Minnie Driver and Rufus Sewell, is close to a deal to join the cast of Artisan Entertainment's crime thriller "The Limey."
Henry Thomas, who has gone from the wide-eyed kid in "ET: The Extra Terrestrial" to indie fare like "The Suicide Kings," has signed opposite Matt Damon in the Billy Bob Thornton-helmed "All the…
Jennifer Love Hewitt, the fright-pic ingenue from "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and its pending sequel, has inked a deal with Columbia Pictures to produce and star in an untitled pitch dubbed "a…
Actress Kate Hudson is in final negotiations to co-star in the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow pic "Gossip," to be directed by Davis Guggenheim.