Bel Air Entertainment has hired film scribe Leslie Dixon to write the screenplay for "Pay It Forward," based on the upcoming Simon & Schuster novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde about family dysfunction.
The shamrock and blarney are thick on the ground in "Waking Ned Devine," a warmly observed comedy of manners centered on a tiny Irish village that wins the national lottery.
October Films has acquired French director Eric Rohmer's "Autumn Tale," which nabbed the best original screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival and is featured in the Toronto and New York fests.
Ingeniously conceived and impressively executed, "Pleasantville" is a provocative, complex and surprisingly anti-nostalgic parable wrapped in the beguiling guise of a commercial high-concept comedy.
Sam L. Grogg has been named dean of the American Film Institute's prestigious Center for Advanced Film and Television Studies, better known as the AFI Conservatory.
As grosses plateau on Miramax's arthouse fare and Harvey Weinstein ventures into the terra incognita of Tina Brown magazines and potential TV shows, the dependable mainstay for the company has become…
DreamWorks has bought writer David Scarpa's action pitch "The Castle" for George Clooney and Robert Lawrence's Maysville Pictures. The project, seen as a possible starring vehicle for Clooney…
Closing in on his first feature film, award-winning video director Mark Romanek is set to direct the afterlife thriller "Paradise Falls" for DreamWorks.
After successfully slumming it in Beverly Hills, hot young thesp Natasha Lyonne has inked to star in New Line Cinema's coming-of-age comedy "Detroit Rock City."
Sofia Sondervan has joined Cary Woods' new company, Independent Pictures, as director of acquisitions.
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