Four-time Oscar-winning director Robert Wise, whose credits include "West Side Story," "The Sound of Music" and "Star Trek: The Motion Picture," will be honored by the Society of Motion Picture…
British entrepreneur Cliff Stanford, who became a multimillionaire with the sale of Demon Internet, has set up Redbus Films to invest in low-budget U.K. movies.
When a certain little piggie goes to market, he's bound to cause a stir. "Babe: Pig in the City" will create quite a squeal because it rates as a fully worthy sequel to 1995's sleeper $250 million…
The Film Society of Lincoln Center pulled an unauthorized screen adaptation of J.D. Salinger's "Franny and Zooey" from its three-week Iranian film festival, which began Nov. 20.
White Mountain Films is teaming with Nova to produce a PBS documentary and a large-format film based on the 1914-15 Antarctic expedition led by Ernest Shackleton, which left the British explorer and…
The New York Daily News has given its respected film critic Dave Kehr his walking papers. Neither the Gotham tabloid nor Kehr would confirm his dismissal.
Sony Pictures has picked up the theatrical rights to the man-and-his-monster project, "Practical Demonkeeping," and have hired "Idle Hands" scribes Terri Hughes and Ron Milbauer to pen the screenplay.
CBS has inked a development deal with British actor-writer-director Hugh Laurie, who just wrapped his starring role in Columbia’s “Stuart Little.” His CBS deal was brokered by attorney Fred Toczek…
Sean Penn is close to committing to Fine Line Features' prison drama "Monsters Ball" as his next directing assignment.
Gotham indie filmmaker Lisa Krueger, who just wrapped "Committed" starring Heather Graham and Luke Wilson for Miramax Films, has inked a deal for her first studio film.
Kingman Films International has announced the winners of the 1998 King Arthur Screenwriters Award, which brings with it $100,000 for each writer, paid over four years.