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.
The Screen Actors Guild is letting the public get a shot at one of the most prized perks for stars: award show gift bags. The guild is auctioning on eBay the contents of the gift collection that…
When film critics Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper were first invited to speak to exhibs at the annual ShoWest confab, they initially planned to review recent movie trailers. But there was one problem…
A delectably offbeat little comedy about conscientious work, marital neglect and the deceptive consolation of consumerism, "Shopping" is worth paying retail for. Debuting co-scripters/helmers…
Carrie Fisher will emcee the British Academy of Film & Television Arts/Los Angeles' 11th annual Britannia Awards, to be held April 12 at the BevHilton.
Warner Bros. has pre-bought U.K. rights to David McKenzie's "Young Adam," starring Ewan McGregor.