Curtis Hanson has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to direct and produce a series of four crime novels by George P. Pelecanos.
ICM has landed "Malena" star Monica Bellucci.
Artisan-owned Landscape Pictures has made a first-look deal with New Line. To jumpstart the pact, Landscape is remaking the 1982 Italian pic "I Know That You Know That I Know" as a possible vehicle…
Screenwriters David Stem and Davis Weiss have set up an untitled comedy for Disney-based the Robert Simonds Company to produce and have finalized a blind script deal with Kelsey Grammer's Par-based…
Lions Gate Films Intl. has acquired all overseas distribution rights to horror pic "Cabin Fever," which will be presented to the global marketplace at this year's Mifed mart in Milan, Italy.
Arthur Penn has been voted the winner of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s Career Achievement Award.
Vin Diesel vehicle "XXX" was the frame's pacesetter, raking in an estimated $14.5 million to hoist the cume to $77 million.
Like the little engine that could, a specialty pic generally has to chug its way to box office success through sheer persistence.
Miramax is weighing its options after MGM pulled out of its deal to co-finance "Cold Mountain," the Civil War epic that Anthony Minghella is now shooting in northern Romania.
The Lewis Horwitz Organization has a new home at Imperial Capital Bank. The sale by previous owner Southern Pacific Bank, expected to be officially announced today, was expected.