Catherine Keener, last spotted in “Your Friends and Neighbors,” is set to co-star in the indie pic “Simpatico” opposite Jeff Bridges, Nick Nolte, Sharon Stone and Albert Finney. Pic, which will be…
The ever-aggressive Dimension Films has announced it will spend a record $30 million to release "The Faculty" this Christmas on more than 3,000 screens.
A quirky little indie about a young man's quest for personal redemption, "Reach the Rock" offers an intriguing premise and a few laughs but ultimately falls well short of the goals it sets for…
Andrew Vajna's comedy "Out of Order" will have its U.S. premiere during the 2nd annual Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles, which begins today and ends Oct. 22.
Harry J. Lennix has been cast in the film version of William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus," which begins filming in Rome this fall and stars Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange.
Jazz vocalist Betty Carter died Sept. 26 at her home in Brooklyn from complications due to pancreatic cancer. She was 69. Carter, born in Flint, Mich., in 1929, began her career at 16, performing…
Mandalay has paid low- against mid-six figures for the spec script "Heaven's Staircase," described as an epic romance that will be developed as a vehicle for Michelle Pfeiffer. Via Rosa, the company…
Tara Reid and Jerry O'Connell have taken the leads in "Jello Shots," joining Brad Rowe, Sean Patrick Flannery and Amanda Peet in the drama for New Line.
Looking to add an industry heavyweight to its distribution department, Miramax Films is in talks with former Paramount vice chairman Barry London to take a newly created high-level post at the…
Lauren Bacall has joined the cast of Miramax Films' family drama "Sundowning."
Warner Bros. has hired Darren Lemke to pen a sequel to the hit 1996 cyclone pic "Twister." Lemke's "Twister 2" deal is worth a reported mid- against high-six figures. Sources said he'll work from a…