"La Ciudad" is Spanish for city. It's also the setting of an unusual marketing push that is helping a pic, which chronicles urban life, reach often-elusive Latino auds.
Peter Chelsom has closed a deal to helm the new Miramax comedy "Serendipity." The Blackpool, England, native most recently directed New Line's Warren Beatty starrer "Town and Country." He also helmed…
Sam Weisman is attached to direct Phoenix Pictures' "Blind Man's Bluff," confirmed Mike Medavoy, Phoenix chairman and CEO.
Director Wayne Wang has committed to direct "Center of the World" for Artisan, with production set to begin this spring. An erotic tale about love and sex, the film will be shot as down and dirty as…
Warren Beatty has been feted with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for career achievement in film by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors.
Fox-based producer Arnold Kopelson has kicked off the new year by snapping up 160-page psychosexual thriller book proposal "The Decoy" by Tony Strong.
The producers of "American Beauty," "Being John Malkovich," "The Cider House Rules," "The Hurricane" and "The Insider" made the short list for the Producers Guild of America Golden Laurel Award for…
Lions Gate Intl. has acquired all foreign rights to the docu "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr.," directed by Errol Morris.
Roger Corman is mad as hell at the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America for slapping an NC-17 rating on "Fire on the Amazon," an exploitation pic starring Sandra Bullock that he exec…
Mark Feuerstein has "What Women Want." The thesp has been cast opposite Mel Gibson in the upcoming Paramount pic.
Brendan Fraser and co-star Rachel Weisz have agreed to sign on for "The Mummy 2," with Universal Pictures and Alphaville Prods. announcing Wednesday that lensing will start this spring for a May 2001…