Alcon Prods. is in final negotiations to preemptively purchase the action pitch "Bait" from scribe Christian Darren, based on the novel by Kenneth Abel, for mid-six figures.
George Clooney is in talks to star in "Unfaithful," an Adrian Lyne-directed Fox 2000 drama inspired by the 1968 Claude Chabrol film "La Femme Infidel." Arnold and Anne Kopelson are producing. Bill…
James King, the cover girl who plays a supporting role in "Pearl Harbor," is next becoming the lead slacker in Destination Films' "Slackers," slated to start lensing June 8. King is also set to…
FilmFour has optioned the Alice Sebold novel "The Lovely Bones" and attached Luc Besson and Aimee Peyronnet's Seaside as producers.
Emmett/Furla Films and Evolution Entertainment are in final negotiations with actor Michael Goorjian ("SLC Punk") to make his feature directorial debut with "Beatrice."
Canal Plus has made its second foray into Australian feature film production after government production funder the Film Finance Corp. (FFC) agreed on Tuesday to co-finance a period piece with the…
When Steely Dan once sang "Everyone's Gone to the Movies," they must have had a vision of Memorial Day weekend 2000.
A love of movies and a love of justice -- poetic and legal varieties -- are exquisitely intertwined in "The Marcorelle Affair," a pic whose sustained aura of anything-can-happen, abetted by an…
Scott Hicks is in negotiations to helm "Hearts in Atlantis" at Warners-based Castle Rock Pictures.
A tyrant on a quest for immortality on a distant planet meets his scantily clad female match in "Heavy Metal 2000," an R-rated animated feature that opts for snappy pacing over originality…
The East Coast premiere of Jenniphr Goodman's "The Tao of Steve" will open the fifth annual Nantucket Film Festival, running on the island June 21-25.