"The English Patient" will become the English doctor: Ralph Fiennes will replace Kevin Costner in Mandalay Pictures' "Beyond Borders." Costner's other project, the MGM pic "Dragonfly," will preclude…
Fireworks Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Paul Cox's "Innocence" from Cinemavault Releasing.
The Film Consortium has had its lottery production franchise renewed for another three years by the U.K.'s new Film Council.
"Meet the Parents" taught the competish a lesson in the midst of a lackluster month, delivering to Universal its first No. 1 spot at the October box office in the past decade. Pic managed to hit $100…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has sent out its Oscar-campaign guidelines to the marketing departments of studios and distribution companies.
Paramount Pictures is in advanced negotiations to purchase film rights to Tom Clancy's "Without Remorse," which focuses on the John Clark character featured in earlier Clancy thrillers. Once the deal…
France has picked "The Taste of Others" and Iran has selected "A Time For Drunken Horses" as their official selections for Oscar foreign-language film entries.
Tommy Lee Jones is negotiating to star for director William Friedkin in "The Hunted," a drama for Lakeshore and Paramount. The film will be the next effort for both the helmer and the actor, with…
Nittolo Entertainment has tapped scribes James Cummings ("Southie") and J.D. Shapiro ("Battlefield Earth") to pen "Supercops," a script that will be adapted from the 1993 book "The Dark Side of the…
Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to four horror pics from Spain's Filmax Group: Jack Sholder's "Arachnid"; "Dagon," from Stuart Gordon; and two titles from Brian Yuzna…