Producer Jeremy Thomas and his sales company HanWay have stepped in to rescue "Cromwell and Fairfax," the $21 million historical drama that collapsed three weeks into production.
In what amounts to an unprecedented level of security for the Academy Awards, to be held March 24, many streets and sidewalks near the Kodak Theater at Hollywood & Highland will be closed for 10 days…
Jacob and Josh Kornbluth's "The Best Thief in the World" and Tatia Rosenthal and Etgar Keret's "$9.99" are co-recipients of the 2002 Producers Club of Maryland Fellowship.
Cameron Diaz has been tapped to present at the 74th Academy Awards.
Hot off the New Line Cinema hit "John Q.," Nick Cassavetes is set to helm another pic for the studio with the long-gestating but finally fast-tracked drama "The Notebook."
MGM will visit some of its bounty on tyro screenwriter John Patrick Nelson for his script, "Bounty," which will be a low-budget feature produced for the Lion by Zide/Perry Entertainment ("Final…
Roland Joffe has been tapped by the Costume Designers Guild to receive its Distinguished Director Award.
April Blair has sold her action comedy "Operation: Spy Girl" to Universal-based Jersey Films in a deal valued at low- against mid-six figures.
Miramax Films has signed Japanese horror director Ryuhei Kitamura to a first-look deal. Kitamura fright pics like "Versus" and "Heat After Dark" have drawn keen interest on the festival circuit.
Off-lot feature shoots in Los Angeles remained at depressed levels in February, with the hoped-for upsurge in development not yet translating to actual shooting.