Richard Gere will star in and produce “Hachiko: A Dog's Story,” a drama that will begin production in September. The film will be fully financed by Inferno Entertainment, whose Bill Johnson and Vicky…
Ciara, Patti LaBelle and Lynn Whitfield will star in CodeBlack Entertainment's "Mama, I Want to Sing!," the feature adaptation of the Off-Broadway gospel musical.
SAG's going to start slamming the door on thesps who quit the union. Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild are toughening up the guild's policy on how it treats members who file for "financial core"…
Eva Mendes will star in action-thriller "Curve" for Neal H. Moritz and Benderspink. Project's penned by Jamie Vanderbilt ("Zodiac") and Kimberly Johnson. Moritz and Original's Toby Jaffe are…
Publicist and journalist Sam Honigberg died of natural causes in Los Angeles on May 17. He was 95.
After co-writing the WWII drama "Valkyrie," Chris McQuarrie has turned to writing the WWI drama "No Man's Land." The battlefield drama is being mounted as a co-production between 2929 Prods. and…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisition Group opened its checkbook even wider at Cannes over the weekend, making its biggest fest buy yet for Paul W.S. Anderson's remake of "The Long Good Friday."
Actor Carl Wright, who began his career as a tap dancer and comedian, died of cancer May 19 in Chicago.
Robert Rodriguez will helm the "Barbarella" redo for a 2008 Universal release. The "Planet Terror" helmer is working with scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade on the remake of the 1968 film starring…
Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez is getting into the film business. The president's year-old state-sponsored studio complex Villa del Cine will funnel $18 million into "Toussaint," the pet project of…