The mediocre conditions in the once-royal land of live-action family movies are hardly improved by "The Princess Diaries." Based on the Meg Cabot novel that appeared last fall and was quickly ushered…
The money is flying in "Rush Hour 2," and it goes above and beyond the much-publicized combined $35 million payday for co-stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. The earnings from the predecessor have…
While the hefty profile enjoyed by studio fare in Venice during much of the 1990s seems a thing of the past, the U.S. majors are well represented, primarily out of competition, at the newly…
LATE-SUMMER POWER July’s final weekend has become increasingly viable as a launch pad for tentpole pics. Fox hopes "Planet of the Apes" dominates the frame, aping record holder "Nutty…
Daniel Stern gets a major work-out against type in this frequently funny, occasionally touching, but sometimes flat comedy set in America's cold and cheating heartland.
Jennifer Lopez is negotiating to star in Revolution Studios' romantic comedy "The Chambermaid," the John Hughes-scripted modern retelling of Cinderella. Hughes will produce the film, with a tentative…
USA Films is fast-tracking "After Party," a comedy that will mark the directing debut of Takashi Bufford, whose scripting credits include the urban films "Set It Off" and "Booty Call."
Sony Pictures Classics has landed North American, U.K. and Australian rights to Czech director Jan Sverak's "Dark Blue World."
James Van Der Beek and "A Knight's Tale" star Shannyn Sossamon will star in the feature adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' 1988 novel "The Rules of Attraction" for Lions Gate Films. Roger Avary…
Director Guy Ritchie and wife Madonna are set to work together on the bigscreen for the first time, with a remake of Lina Wertmuller's 1975 movie "Swept Away."