SCARED SILLY Comedies and horror-thrillers have vied closely for autumn’s auds. Laffers have the upper hand this season, generating $189 million – 18% more than horror-thrillers. Today…
In a seven-figure deal, Universal Pictures has purchased Anthony Swofford's Gulf War memoir "Jarhead" and hired William Broyles to adapt it.
Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard and Campbell Scott will star for New York-based independent production banner Holedigger Films in the feature version of Craig Lucas' two-act stage piece "The Dying…
Morgan Creek Prods. has tapped Renny Harlin for six weeks of reshoots on "Exorcist: The Beginning." The shingle had no comment, but sources said Harlin is due to begin work in mid-November.
Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller have been tapped by MGM to mount a remake of the 1979 hit "The Amityville Horror."
Sanaa Lathan has been set as the lead in "Alien vs. Predator," a 20th Century Fox action film pairing the studio's most venerable screen monsters in a death match.
Director Martin Campbell recounted trying conditions encountered filming "Beyond Borders" during Wednesday night's Q&A following pic's unspooling in the Variety Screening Series. Crew endured temps…
Taye Diggs will topline the Armada Pictures feature "Drum," which goes before cameras Nov. 7 in South Africa under the direction of Zola Maseko.
Miramax Films has brought on co-financing partner Endgame Entertainment to help shoulder the costs of its adaptation of David Auburn's prize-winning Broadway play "Proof," starring Gwyneth Paltrow…
Film critics rarely agree, but the various crix orgs are united in their disdain of the screener ban compromise announced Thursday by the Motion Picture Assn. and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…