A famous writer and his son work out their troubled relationship during a trans-Euro odyssey in "A Loving Father," a substantial sophomore pic by Swiss helmer Jacob Berger in which Depardieu pere et…
In a deal valued at mid-six against low-seven figures, Doug Wright will adapt David L. Robbins' mystery-thriller "Scorched Earth" for Warner Bros. Pictures.
ENDING SUMMER WITH A BANG As summer playtime expands further into August, Sony/Revolution’s "XXX" takes aim at the month’s top bows. All but "American Pie 2" came in August’s first frame. &…
Endeavor has signed Matt Dillon for representation in all areas.
One of the most densely literary popular novels of recent times, A.S. Byatt's 1990 Booker Prize winner "Possession" defies comprehensive cinematic adaptation. The book's wizardry with words and form…
Djimon Hounsou has been set to star in back-to-back films: He'll join Angelina Jolie in "Tomb Raider 2" at Paramount and will star in the DreamWorks action film "Biker Boyz."
Hot off his Tony-nominated performance in "Topdog/Underdog," Jeffrey Wright will play the role of Long John Silver in "Treasure Island," a contemporized film adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson…
Vidgame-oriented cabler G4 has spied out a marketing/promotion deal with Revolution Studios and Sony Pictures for this weekend's release of secret-agent feature "XXX."
Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ? Mel Gibson would like to think so. Gibson has scouted Italian locations for "Passion," a film that would explore the life of Christ, and he's talked to Caviezel about…
Former Industrial Light & Magic Commercials Prods. exec Paul Grimshaw has joined the Orphanage as veep and executive producer of its commercials division.
Oscar may be in a New York state of mind, but his feet are firmly planted in Hollywood.