Andy Fickman, the Ovation-winning director of the play "Reefer Madness," has signed on to pen "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes 2," the continuation of the homicidal vegetable franchise that was…
After a long bidding war, Strand Releasing has snapped up U.S. rights to the Rotterdam buzz title "Suzhou," beating a slew of other domestic distribs including Sony and Paramount.
Alfonso Cuaron has stepped away from the director's chair on MGM's "Hart's War," which is slated to go into production in April. A search is on for his replacement.
A storm in a C cup is brewing over plans by the U.S. underwear chain Victoria's Secret to stage a lingerie fashion show on Cannes' hallowed Croisette during the International Film Festival.
With "The Green Mile" a candidate for best picture Oscar honors, Castle Rock has gotten back into the Tom Hanks business, making a seven-figure commitment to an adaptation of author-illustrator Chris…
Georgian filmmaker Otar Iosseliani will head the jury awarding the Camera d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in May, fest organizers confirmed Tuesday.
British actress Kate Beckinsale (“Brokedown Palace”) is in talks to assume the female lead in Disney’s “Pearl Harbor,” the high-profile Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer project set to begin lensing…
Cate Blanchett will join the Oscar 2000 team of presenters. Last year, Blanchett picked up a best actress nom for her perf in “Elizabeth.” The 72nd annual Academy Awards will be broadcast from the…
Steven Spielberg has committed to write and direct "A.I." for Warner Bros. and DreamWorks, with production slated to begin July 10.
Scribe Anthony Zuiker has been enlisted by producer Art Linson to write "The Lords of Dogtown" for Fox 2000. Linson and his son, John, will produce along with Evan Charnov and Michael Shuken. Fox…
Patrick Wachsberger's Summit Entertainment will finance and produce "Escapade," a project to be written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Patrick Shanley ("Moonstruck").