In one of the more lucrative material buys made by Dimension Films, the Miramax division has paid a high six-figure against low seven-figure sum for scribe Ehren Kruger's action spec script "Reindeer…
Steven Spielberg and Columbia Pictures have pushed back the start date for "Memoirs of a Geisha" from January to sometime in April.
BigRock Pictures and PictureVision have pacted to produce "Goodtime Charlie," a rock 'n' roll epic penned by Kostas Iannois and Thomas Penner based on a real-life story about a roadie who chauffeurs…
Continuing the process of beefing up its executive ranks, Artisan Entertainment has appointed seasoned physical producer Andrew Golov to the position of vice president of production.
Writer-director Phil Alden Robinson is in negotiations to direct his "Field of Dreams" star Kevin Costner in "13 Days" for Beacon Communications and Universal Pictures.
Lauren Bacall, Roy Scheider and Alan Pakula are among those who will pay tribute to director Blake Edwards, being honored with the distinguished achievement award at the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival…
French actors Virginie Ledoyen and Guillaume Canet are in talks to star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Danny Boyle's "The Beach."
While studios claim to be enforcing the $20 million barrier for star salaries, A-list actresses finally seem to be catching up to their male counterparts. Jodie Foster is expected to receive $15…
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…