Morgan Creek has bought its way into the "In Crowd," a suspense pic pitch from new writing duo Mark Gibson and Phil Halperin, who chalked up their first feature sale in a deal worth mid-six figures.
Arnon Milchan's New Regency Prods. has greenlit "Vanilla Fog," the first pic to be distributed under its new financing and production deal at 20th Century Fox, which begins June 1.
Part biopic of Baltimore's enfant terrible/shockmeister John Waters, part chronicle of the making of the notorious "Pink Flamingos," which catapulted drag queen Divine to the limelight, "Divine…
In what is shaping up as a "Copland" caliber ensemble, Miramax is in final talks with Sean Connery, Dylan McDermott, Dennis Quaid, Ellen Burstyn and Ryan Phillippe to join Madeleine Stowe, Angelina…
Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel of utopian nightmare continues to have resonance, with its depiction of a society in which humans are genetically engineered, not born; where aging, disease and emotional…
"Titanic" star Leonardo DiCaprio may be floundering around again soon -- this time in an icy sea of legalese.
Matt Damon has struck a deal to mount the Columbia Pictures/Miramax Films co-production "All the Pretty Horses," the Billy Bob Thornton-directed adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel, the companies…
Castle Rock Entertainment has paid a $200,000-against-$450,000 ransom for William Prochnau's current Vanity Fair article "Adventures in the Ransom Trade: The Roaring Business in Kidnapping U.S…
Lou Diamond Phillips, who played a tortured Gulf War vet in "Courage Under Fire," has signed on to complete the ensemble cast of United Artists' sci-fi thriller "Supernova," slated to start lensing…
Six student filmmakers from New York U's Tisch School of the Arts were recently presented with the film school's Wasserman Award for outstanding filmmaking.
Subscribing to the theory that more is more, Eric Clapton kicked off the first of two sold-out concerts at Chicago's United Center with a 20-piece orchestra, six-piece band and three backup singers…