Disney is heading back to high school with "The New Guy," a teenage comedy from scribe David Kendall. Ed Decter, one of the writers of "There's Something About Mary," is on board to make his…
Julia Roberts could hit a trifecta this weekend with "Erin Brockovich" looking to rack up its third straight victory at the nation's box office.
Sometimes it's remarkable how far a hackneyed storyline will take you when it's decently executed. The Wonderful World of Disney's "Mail to the Chief" is never for a second in danger of being…
Europe's audiences are turning to European product in ever larger numbers.
Unapix Films Theatrical, a newly formed distrib arm of Unapix Entertainment headed by Richard Abramowitz, has acquired its first two films for release: "Grass," a documentary narrated by Woody…
From the instant he drops from his mother's womb to the moment he is summoned up to the pearly gates, is an actor pre-programmed to always search for his spotlight? According to playwright Frederick…
Paramount-based producer Scott Rudin has preemptively purchased the nonfiction book "Driving Mr. Albert" by Mike Paterniti, based on his October 1997 Harper's article.
Joel Silver's Warner Bros.-based Silver Pictures is launching a new low- budget production division, Zinc Pictures, whose inaugural project will be the thriller "Proximity," directed by Scott Ziehl…
The Mouse House has tapped "The Mouse Hunt" scribe Adam Rifkin to write and direct "Posse," a sci-fi action comedy.
Three-time Oscar-nommed costume designer Ann Roth ("The Talented Mr. Ripley") will receive the Theater Development Fund's Irene Sharaff lifetime achievement in costume design award at a reception…
Sizzling hot off winning the Oscar for his turn in "American Beauty," Kevin Spacey has committed to star in "The Shipping News," a film to be helmed by Oscar-nominated director Lasse Hallstrom ("The…