Disney has paid mid-six figures to acquire the pitch "Simeon's Code" from writer Thomas Wheeler. "Code" is described as a thriller in the vein of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Seven." Wheeler reps…
As Sony readies to roll out its Internet-based video-on-demand service MovieFly in the coming months, the studio said Thursday that it will accelerate plans to digitally master two-thirds of its film…
Good Machine is quietly pushing into production "American Splendor," a hybrid documentary/live-action/animated pic to be helmed by Bob Pulcini and Shari Berman from a script they penned.
Donald Petrie has come aboard to direct the Paramount comedy "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," the comedy Kate Hudson has been sweet on. The film seemed all but a go until it lost Danny DeVito, who…
Disney will be dining on aliens for years to come: The Mouse House has scooped up film rights to "Aliens for Breakfast," "Aliens for Lunch" and "Aliens for Dinner," a trilogy of young-adult books…
New Line Cinema will hold an advance screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" Dec. 13 at the Ziegfield Theater to benefit the New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund…
"E.T.," one of Universal Studio's most treasured movie icons, is about to become a company trademark. The studio, which is re-releasing the Spielberg pic next March, has launched a yearlong branding…
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
The 5th Shorts Intl. Film Festival came to a close Thursday night with an awards ceremony at Gotham's Loews Lincoln Square theater.
Harrison Ford has been tapped to receive the 2002 Cecil B. De Mille Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field."
The Navy has grabbed Fox's "Behind." But the studio isn't complaining. Twentieth Century Fox will host a special premiere screening of "Behind Enemy Lines" Saturday at the Naval Air Station North…
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