All grown up after all these years since "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," Scott Baio makes a personable impression in writer-director Melissa Martin's sentimental drama. Lightweight but…
Jake Torem's profoundly silly psychosexual drama would at least be good for a few laughs if it weren't so ponderously and pretentiously serious. Homevid renters might take notice, but only if VHS or…
Miramax Films has purchased Matt Burch's script, "The Upgrade," for mid-six figures, with Chris Moore ("Good Will Hunting"), Matt Damon and Ben Affleck attached to produce via their Live Planet…
After surviving "Pearl Harbor," Ben Affleck is in talks to star in "Surviving Christmas," a Columbia comedy being produced by Tall Trees partners Betty Thomas and Jenno Topping.
Columbia Pictures has made a spec buy of "The Last First Kiss," a romance set in the world of tabloid journalism, which will be produced by Overbrook Entertainment.
Executives and members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences gathered with their new neighbors Wednesday in Hollywood at the former Don Lee-Mutual Broadcasting TV Studios, on Vine Street…
The Canton Co. has paid low seven figures in a preemptive bid to acquire the romantic comedy spec "Dating Nick McBride," penned by Peter Osterlund and Amy Baker, who co-wrote an episode of Tom Hanks'…
Intermedia has debuted a new music division, Intermedia Music, designed to exploit music from all of Intermedia's visual entertainment. Division also will develop additional music based on motion…
The bombs explode brilliantly but the story is a bust in "Pearl Harbor." Except for the central 40-minute attack sequence, this $140 million Jerry Bruckheimer-Michael Bay World War II extravaganza…
High-definition film festival HDFEST-LA will be held Friday and Saturday at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood.
Lynne Boyarsky has joined Elizabeth Hurley and Hugh Grant's Simian Films as senior VP to develop and produce film, TV and cable projects.