Norwegian director Harald Zwart has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to make his U.S. studio debut with "Disaster Area," which Steve Oedekerk will produce.
The record $200 million budget and $1 billion-plus box office for "Titanic" have raised the bar for Hollywood megapics, according to industry toppers on the film panel of the Variety/Schroders Big…
"The Sky Is Falling" at New Line Cinema and it has attracted "Mouse Hunt" helmer Gore Verbinski, who has signed on to direct the futuristic actioner previously been set up at TriStar Pictures.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is expected to announce as early as Thursday its plans for a new permanent site for the Oscar show, according to sources.
Will Ferrell, who has developed his own cult following with the cheerleaders sketch on "Saturday Night Live," has inked to topline "The Whistleblower" for Touchstone Pictures, the studio confirmed…
Unlike such legendary personifications of "cool" as Humphrey Bogart and James Dean, whose cults grew after their deaths, Steve McQueen seems to have experienced a considerable decline in his…
Mekhi Phifer ("Soul Food") is joining Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Brandy Norwood in the cast for the sequel to the hit "I Know What You Did Last Summer."
Stanley Kubrick, Ridley Scott and Alan Parker are among more than 1,000 U.K. film and TV directors who are backing a campaign to win a share of the ongoing TV and video revenues from their work.
Polygram's "The Proposition" said yes to the No. 1 slot on the exclusives roster during its first weekend. The 1930s period piece starring Kenneth Branagh and Madeleine Stowe accepted $40,472 on…
British author and journalist Angus Finney has signed a deal with publisher Random House to write an unauthorized history of Miramax Films.
Camilla Belle ("The Lost World: Jurassic Park") has signed on for the role of a young Sally Owens in Warner Bros. witch-craft-themed romantic comedy "Practical Magic."