The studio exec is dreaming of summertime. Big-budget movies march by, one by one, sugar plums dancing in his head. They have been cloned like Dolly the sheep, each with the same DNA but a slightly…
Sony Pictures Classics has snatched up North American distribution rights to the Sundance comedy "The Tao of Steve."
The distant galaxy where the “Star Wars” saga unfolds has suddenly become a lot more politically correct. Stung by charges of ethnic stereotyping in “The Phantom Menace,” Lucasfilm is seeking a more…
Ending weeks of on-again, off-again negotiations, Jonathan Mostow is now understood to be in final talks to helm "Seconds" at Paramount Pictures.
Two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman will team with Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prexy Robert Rehme to announce this year's Oscar noms Feb. 15.
Costas Mandylor (“Picket Fences”) will be heading to Vancouver to co-star with Jack Nicholson in “The Pledge,” directed by Sean Penn. He’ll next be seen in UPN’s “Secret Agent Man,” a series set to…
MGM is negotiating with Chris Klein to play the lead role in "Rollerball," the John McTiernan-directed remake of the futuristic action pic that will begin production this year.
"La Maladie de Sachs," vet helmer Michel Deville's adaptation of a Gallic bestseller, won the 53rd annual Prix Melies, the honor given to the best French film of the year by the French Union of Film…
Screen Gems has acquired worldwide rights to "The Brothers," a new screenplay from novelist-screenwriter Gary Hardwick.
The ingredients are all in place, but whether or not Roland Joffe's costumer "Vatel" goes to Cannes -- and if so, in what capacity -- still has to be decided.
Christian Gaines, who since 1996 has guided the Hawaii Intl. Film Festival, has been axed as director of the organization.