A sympathetic yet scrupulously evenhanded portrait of a famed and influential author whose career might be described as a promise unfulfilled, "Ralph Ellison: An American Journey" is bound to…
Gentlemen, start your engines: Spyglass Entertainment, Mirage Enterprises and Michael Mann's Forward Pass are teaming to produce a biopic on automotive mogul Enzo Ferrari, whose family redefined the…
Working Title has tapped helmer Miguel Sapochnik to develop and helm "Wired" from a script by Roy Carlson.
Miramax Films will finance and distribute "Proof," a film adaptation of David Auburn's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Call it "The Movie Formerly Known As Goldmember" The Motion Picture Assn. of America on Thursday denied New Line's appeal of an earlier decision blocking use of the title "Austin Powers in…
Weekend Box Office Preview BLOCK THAT PIC! Super Bowl weekend is not known as the birthplace of blockbusters, even though last year’s total B. O. surged 47% over 2000…
Although New Line and the WB were still discussing the fine print on Thursday, WB has agreed to pay at least $75 million for New Line's "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and its two…
Paramount Classics has acquired multiterritory rights to Michael Petroni's "Till Human Voices Wake Us," starring Guy Pearce and Helena Bonham Carter, from Key Entertainment and Tomorrow Film Corp.
This year's Venice Intl. Film Festival is in disarray after the board of Italy's Biennale, the arts council that controls the fest, stepped down Thursday, four months before the end of its term.
A week to the day after producer Mark Canton arrived as chairman and CEO of Artists Production Group, Cathy Schulman is negotiating to ankle her post as APG's prexy.
Insiders suggest Warner Bros. and Paramount are suddenly much less optimistic they'll be able to sell off most of Mann Theatres to Jeff Lewine, after the Pittsburgh-based businessman hit 11th-hour…