Here's an unlikely idea for a film: a love story set amidst one of the century's most famous disasters. But there are no sinking ships this time.
Singing thesps Vanessa Williams and Mandy Patinkin have signed to join puppet stars Elmo, Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and the rest of the "Sesame Street" cast in the Jim Henson Pictures/Children's…
Seventh Art Releasing has acquired North American rights to the pic "Some Nudity Required," a 1998 Sundance fest documentary about the B-movie industry directed, produced and scored by Odette…
Danny Aiello III will make his feature helming debut and direct his father in the independent film "Eighteen Shades of Dust."
As publishers and producers exited their East and West coast offices last week and headed off to the heartland for Chicago's BookExpo America, their go betweens -- agents and scouts -- were…
Gloria Reuben of TV's "ER" will star in the indie film "Macbeth in Manhattan," which begins shooting June 8 in Gotham.
Saul Williams and Sonja Sohn, the stars of Trimark's "Slam," will receive the first Perry Ellis Breakthrough Award at the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Awards, to be held Sept. 23.
Sharon Stone is negotiating to play the title character in "The Muse," the comedy Albert Brooks co-wrote and will direct and star in for October Films, sources said.
Mel Gibson is suddenly on every studio's call sheet this week after the Aussie star pushed back the start date of "Farenheit 451" from this fall to next spring.
Russian arthouse helmer Alexander Sokurov, whose most recent film was fest favorite "Mother and Son," has started work at his home studio Lenfilm on a pic about the world of German World War II Reich…
Frank Langella has joined Johnny Depp and Lena Olin in Artisan Entertainment's "The Ninth Gate." The Roman Polanski-helmed thriller begins shooting in Paris on June 8.