Betty Lou Oppenheim, mother of actress Jill St. John and founder of People Helping People USA, died April 2 from complications of leukemia at her home near Palm Springs. She was 85.
New Line Cinema has paid $850,000 against $1.6 million for David Levien and Brian Koppelman's pitch "Knockaround Guys," with the pair attached to make their directing debut, the studio confirmed…
Making his first feature appearance since his Oscar-nominated role in "Ulee's Gold," Peter Fonda will star with Brenda Blethyn in the indie feature "Keeping Time."
Natalie Portman is set to co-star with Susan Sarandon in "Anywhere but Here," Fox 2000's adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel to be directed by Wayne Wang.
Comedic thesps Will Ferrell, Dave Foley, Ana Gasteyer, Dan Hedaya and Harry Shearer have joined the cast of Phoenix Pictures' "Dick." Pic began shooting April 13.
Arnon Milchan's New Regency Prods. has greenlit "Vanilla Fog," the first pic to be distributed under its new financing and production deal at 20th Century Fox, which begins June 1.
In what is shaping up as a "Copland" caliber ensemble, Miramax is in final talks with Sean Connery, Dylan McDermott, Dennis Quaid, Ellen Burstyn and Ryan Phillippe to join Madeleine Stowe, Angelina…
"Titanic" star Leonardo DiCaprio may be floundering around again soon -- this time in an icy sea of legalese.
Matt Damon has struck a deal to mount the Columbia Pictures/Miramax Films co-production "All the Pretty Horses," the Billy Bob Thornton-directed adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel, the companies…
Castle Rock Entertainment has paid a $200,000-against-$450,000 ransom for William Prochnau's current Vanity Fair article "Adventures in the Ransom Trade: The Roaring Business in Kidnapping U.S…
Isaiah Washington, who next appears in Fox's "Bulworth" and Universal's "Out of Sight," is set to co-star in the Clint Eastwood-helmed adaptation of Andrew Klavan's novel "True Crime" at Warner Bros.