Celebrated musicvid and commercials helmer Tarsem will direct the psychological thriller "The Cell" for New Line Cinema.
"Circus Palestina," the winner of five 1998 Israeli Academy Awards, will kick off the 15th annual Israel Film Festival at the opening night gala benefit Dec. 3 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Mandalay Entertainment has inked Brit scribe Caspian Tredwell-Owen to a two-picture deal, under which he will pen the screenplay for an untitled Oliver Stone romance and a second undetermined project.
A fragile, 500-foot piece of film from the 1930 musical "The Rogue Song," long thought lost, was found in Maine earlier this year and has been restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Mandalay Pictures is in advanced negotiations to make Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow" the first production in its financing deal with Paramount Pictures.
Propaganda Films has picked up the pitch "Getting Jappy With It" from scribe Lisa Schrager.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is weighing changes in its bylaws that would allow Miramax Films' "Life Is Beautiful" to be eligible for a Golden Globe award for best foreign film.
Warner Bros. has purchased Stephen Berger's spec script "The Belle" for DiNovi Pictures and Village Roadshow.
Warner Bros.-based Bel Air Entertainment has optioned Judith Markey's novel "The Daddy Clock" and tapped scribe Jeffrey Lieber to adapt it for the screen.
Aimed squarely at moppets with minuscule attention spans, "The Rugrats Movie" is a fast and frenetic animated feature that should delight young aficionados of the long-running Nickelodeon TV series…
Two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman will receive the 27th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award on Feb. 18, it was announced Tuesday.