While Jodie Foster may cringe at the portrayal of FBI agent Clarice Starling in Thomas Harris' novel "Hannibal," the Oscar winner has not refused to take on Starling in the sequel to "The Silence of…
Helmer Jonathan Demme's Universal-based Clinica Estetica Prods. had optioned Susan Orlean's nonfiction tome "The Orchid Thief," first published by Random House in January -- and had shopped around…
Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films has optioned tyro scribes Greg Small and Richard Blaney's spec script "Chain."
In recruiting new partners to help finance their films, the multinational Hollywood corporations are inadvertently effecting some important changes in the financial landscape of show business.
New Line has made a deal worth about $3 million for the writing and directing services of Andrew Niccol on "River Road," his new spec script. The writer-director of "Gattaca," Niccol also penned "The…
An auditorium named after the late director/writer James Bridges will be dedicated Thursday on UCLA's Westwood campus.
Connecticut-based producer-director Joel L. Freedman and his Cinnamon Prods. have taken the lead in a race to make a feature film about singer Janis Joplin.
MTV Films has purchased the spec script "Fothermuckers" penned by first-time feature writer Shaina Carol, who will be paid a low-six- against mid-six-figure sum.
Scribe Chris Murphy has sold his spec script "Rain Delay" to Paramount Pictures for a low-six- against high-six-figure package.
In what may be its most controversial list yet, the American Film Institute's next CBS special will count down the 100 funniest films of the century.
The British Board of Film Classification has demanded cuts in David Fincher's "Fight Club" for its U.K. theatrical release.
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