Dustin Hoffman has signed on to round out the cast of the Mandate Pictures comedy "Stranger Than Fiction," which stars Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emma Thompson and Queen Latifah.
Indie distributor Wellspring has pacted with Court TV to snap up the Sundance world competish docu "Unknown White Male."
The 21st installment of the James Bond franchise, which Martin Campbell will direct, now has a name -- "Casino Royale" -- and is slated for release in 2006, MGM announced Thursday.
Ending speculation that the SAG Awards might make the leap to another broadcaster, cabler TNT has renewed its agreement with SAG to continue carrying the union's kudocast for another two years.
"Kiki's Delivery Service," a Japanese series of books that was turned into a hit film by Oscar-winning animation helmer Hayao Miyazaki ("Spirited Away"), is becoming an English-language film at Walt…
Walt Disney Pictures has combined two pitches into a single pic project about sea creatures that help protect American forces.
Here Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Julien Hernandez's comedy "Sex, Politics & Cocktails" and set an April 1 release date.
Bestselling vidgame franchise "Halo" has taken its first major step toward the bigscreen, but without the studio system that has ruined so many of its brethren. Microsoft has quietly put the…
For movie studios, the Super Bowl is a problem. With so many people distracted by the big game on the small screen, grosses for Sunday are usually cut almost in half.
Julie Taymor is attached to direct the musical "All You Need Is Love" for Revolution Studios. Production is slated to begin in September for a Thanksgiving 2006 release.
Focus Features will handle international sales, excluding Asia, on Jet Li's latest project, a martial arts actioner produced by Bill Kong ("House of Flying Daggers," "Hero").