Revolution Studios has paid mid-six figures in rights and scripting fees to make a film based on "Single-Gal Heaven," a recent Elle magazine article about a reporter who dates five dot-com…
A Franco-German film version of "Tosca" will begin shooting later this year in Rome and at studios in Cologne, under the direction of French helmer Benoit Jacquot. "Tosca" will star Angela Georghiu…
Mark Wahlberg has signed to take the lead role in 20th Century Fox's "Planet of the Apes" in a two-picture deal that also includes a sequel.
Mel Gibson fires the first shot today in the battle of the Fourth of July as Sony's "The Patriot" opens with 3,000-plus engagements. The Revolutionary War epic will have two days to itself before…
Nine months after creating the niche unit, Universal Pictures has dubbed its inhouse specialty films division as Universal Focus.
Nominations for this year's Humanitas Prize, recognizing film and television writers whose work champions human values, were announced Tuesday. The winners of this year's eight Humanitas Prizes…
Chinese authorities, cinemas and audiences alike are hungry for U.S. films, resulting in an upswing in the number of Hollywood films approved for release there. The government agreed last November to…
Director Shekhar Kapur is represented by CAA, which put together his deal for “Foundation.” Information was incorrect in Tuesday's paper. * * * Alan Siegel now owns and operates Alan Siegel…
A new contest, announced Tuesday, pairs up the William Morris Agency, Blockbuster Inc., MP3.com, Web design shop DNA Studio and Yahoo, among others, to produce a feature-length pic using the Web…
Imax Corp. has added the Dave Matthews Band, Al Green, B.B. King, Mary G. Blige and Cheb Mami to the lineup of its "All Access" giant-screen rock concert film.