The Lucille Lortel Awards proved bountiful for "A Trip to Bountiful," Signature Theater's Off Broadway revival of the Horton Foote drama, which walked away with four trophies on Monday.
William Friedkin's "Bug" is one of five new pics repping the U.S. in an otherwise Europe-heavy Directors Fortnight, the Cannes Film Festival sidebar laced this year with beaucoup Gallic fare.
Jessica Alba will host this year's MTV Movie Awards. Alba is up for three of the cabler's awards: top hero and top onscreen team for "Fantastic Four," as well as sexiest performance for "Sin City."
Richard Gere and Terrence Howard are in talks to star in "Spring Break in Bosnia," for which the Weinstein Co. has acquired North American, Australian and New Zealand distribution rights. "The…
New Line is fast-tracking development of Middle East political thriller "Rendition," with Gavin Hood ("Tsotsi") directing and Steve Golin producing through his Anonymous Content banner.
Michael Madsen will star opposite Eric Lively in skiing and snowboard actioner "Deep Winter," being produced by Glenn Zoller's Hollywood-based Gigantic Films.
McG and Matt Cirulnick have sold an untitled pitch to New Regency, with Cirulnick set to pen the script and McG's Wonderland Sound and Vision to produce. Cirulnick's original idea is a modern…
Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films are bringing sword-and-sorcery comicbook heroine "Red Sonja" back to the bigscreen. Avi Lerner and Danny Dimbort's Millennium will finance and produce the pic…
Focus Features Intl. -- headed by U.K.-based Alison Thompson -- has scooped up overseas sales and distrib rights to writer-helmer Michel Gondry's upcoming "Be Kind Rewind" starring Jack Black.
Luke Wilson is in negotiations to star opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in Screen Gems' suspense thriller "Vacancy," being produced by Hal Lieberman. Screen Gems has yet to tap a director; production is…
Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. shingle will produce "The Killing Sea," based on Richard Lewis' upcoming novel, for Fox 2000. Ridley Scott is eyeing the director's chair.