Songbird-turned-permanent newlywed Jessica Simpson is slated to make her feature bow in "Walk On," an ensemble baseball biopic to be directed by Walter Hill.
Long-time racing enthusiast Paul Newman is revving up to lend his voice to Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars," helmed by "Toy Story" and "A Bug's Life" director John Lasseter.
Screenwriter Lucas Sussman will adapt Dan Simmons' novel "Song of Kali" for Darren Aronofsky's New Regency-based Protozoa Pictures.
The Walt Disney Co. has paid a six-figure sum to acquire an untitled romantic comedy pitch from French actor-director-producer Alain Chabat.
Marking his first announcement since stepping in to head the division, United Artists exec VP Danny Rosett said production will start this month in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Terry George's…
The Japanese are elated that the Academy Awards of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has chosen the drama "Twilight Samurai" as one of the Foreign Language contenders.
A river trip becomes an allegory of life, coming-of-age and death in writer-director Jacob Estes' "Mean Creek." A junior "Deliverance" by way of "Stand By Me," with a pinch of "Lord of the Flies"…
The great Screener Wars pitted the indies vs. the majors. It turns out both sides won. The studios had big pics that they pushed hard during awards season. And while some of those titles were snubbed…
It was a cold morning for "Cold Mountain" and for plenty of individuals including Anthony Minghella, Scarlett Johansson, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise.
Canadian Cannes winner "The Barbarian Invasions" is the pic its fellow nominees in Oscar's foreign-language category see as the film to beat.
The race is on to convert Academy kudos into box office coin. Twentieth Century Fox's "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" and Warner Bros.' "Mystic River" are among Oscar best pic…