Fresh from "Pearl Harbor," actress James King is set to join "Dawson's Creek" star Joshua Jackson in "Lone Star State of Mind," a Screen Gems film that Dave Semel will direct from a script by Trevor…
In 1998, when Universal was releasing "Babe: Pig in the City," "Meet Joe Black," and "Psycho," executives may have said to themselves, "Someday we'll look back on all this and laugh." Well, this…
Throughout its 72-year history, the Academy Awards has generated many figures of note, as well as many quirky little facts about movies.
"Whiteout" is set to become Fuji TV's second $40 million domestic B.O. earner in a year. Japan's top live-actioner of 2000, about a terrorist attack on a dam in winter, stars Yuji Oda and Nanako…
For a feature to be considered for the 73rd annual Oscarcast, the official screen credits form must be submitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences by today.
One step ahead of New York publishers, Miramax Films has optioned Tony Walters' first novel, "Burden," in a deal said to be worth a substantial six figures. Director Lasse Hallstrom and producer…
The Cuban missile crisis, which in bringing the East and West to the brink of nuclear conflict represented the tensest moment of the Cold War, has been turned into a solid historical thriller in…
The Lion will bolt its Santa Monica lair in May 2003 for high-rise digs to be constructed in Century City and christened MGM Tower.
Madstone Films -- the production and distribution company run by Wall Street financier Chip Seelig and producer Tom Gruenberg to serve as an incubator for first-time digital feature directors -- has…
In a preemptive, mid-six-figure bid, Phoenix Pictures has acquired the project "Defenseless" from scribe Stephen Leeds. In addition, Leeds is rewriting the comedy "Holmes" for Disney exec VP Mark…