Disney and Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films are falling for the pitch "Love on the Run." Disney is close to buying the comedy pitch for a mid-six against high-six figures.
It was the hottest June in 27 years at the U.K. box office, thanks to "Notting Hill," "The Matrix" and "The Mummy."
Gary Oldman, Joan Allen and Jeff Bridges all have signed on to star in "The Contender" for the SE8 Group and Battleground Prods.
Skedded to be on hand for the French debut of "Jakob the Liar," Robin Williams be the subject of a tribute at this year's Deauville Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actor is to be feted with a…
While the lineup for the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival is due to be announced Thursday, the Intl. Critics Week sidebar has unveiled its slate of seven debut features to screen during the event.
Artisan Entertainment has signed a one-year, first look deal with indie producer Erik Feig and his com-pany, Amalgamated Inc. Feig's mandate is to develop and produce original projects for the…
Seventh Art Releasing has picked up North American rights to "Speaking in Strings," a documentary about gifted musician Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg, from tyro helmer Paola di Florio and producer Lilibet…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have teamed to acquire Marc Klein & Michael Caleo's untitled comedy pitch, which is being developed as a starring vehicle for "Austin Powers" helmer Jay Roach.
Telefilm producer Arthur Axelman has inked a development deal with Papazian-Hirsch Entertainment.
Linda Blackaby and Lynda A. Hansen have been appointed co-directors of programming at the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival announced fest exec director Denise Kasell Tuesday.
Nicolas Cage is in negotiations with Universal Pictures and Beacon Communications to star in "Family Man" under "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner's helm.