Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the North American and U.K. distribution rights to filmmaker Mike Figgis' latest offering, "The Loss of Sexual Innocence."
Jeanne Tripplehorn ("Basic Instinct") has joined the cast of "Abbie!," the indie biopic of '60s radical Abbie Hoffman, directed and produced by Robert Greenwald.
Leading the charge in another sublime summer session overseas, "Godzilla," "Armageddon," "Lethal Weapon 4" and "City of Angels" collectively minted more than $56 million last week.
Betty Thomas, whose latest pic is the hit "Dr. Dolittle," is negotiating to direct Matthew McConaughey in "Pure Evel," the Universal biopic of daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel.
Screenwriter Mark Kruger has inked back-to-back feature deals with DreamWorks, the first of which is a pitch based loosely on a Chris Westwood children's book, the other an adaptation of a Shirley…
A priest, a rabbi and a Tibetan monk walk into the office of New Line Cinemas' president Michael DeLuca and ... This isn't a setup for a joke, but a partial lineup of the support team "American…
Gotham literary agent Ralph M. Vicinanza has established Created By, a Los Angeles-based management/ production company formed around many of his science-fiction author-clients and their previously…
Maya Angelou's directorial debut "Down in the Delta" will make its world premiere on opening night of the second annual Urbanworld Film Festival, which will showcase 70 black films from Aug. 5-9 in…
North American premieres of Robert Benigni's Cannes jury prize-winner "Life is Beautiful" and Larry Kramer's "Another Day in Paradise" have been added to the Toronto fest slate as Special…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a tribute to famed comedic filmmaker Preston Sturges at 8 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Jeff Bridges will join Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone and Andie MacDowell in the October Films comedy "The Muse," which Brooks co-wrote and will direct.