A four-day conference at the second annual Hollywood Film Festival will feature more than 100 industry experts at a series of seminars Aug. 6-9 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have optioned the feature rights to Jay Cronley's manuscript, "An Honest Crook," for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.
Bookended by two high-profile Cannes movies -- Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine" and French sleeper hit "The Dreamlife of Angels" -- the 52nd Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 16-30) features a strong…
Martin Sheen has landed a role in the indie pic "Across the Line" for Brian Duncan's High Water Films and Randall Emmett Films.
In an explosive weekend at cinemas overseas, "Godzilla" and "Armageddon" posted monster bows, shattering a host of industry and company records.
Actress Sarah Silverman ("There's Something About Mary") has joined "Ballbusted," the Universal pic scripted and directed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.
Rhodes' Entertainment Vision, exec producer of "Plan B" with Diane Keaton, has merged with Stone's Persistent Pictures, which produced "Starf*cker."
"There's Something About Mary" producers Frank Beddor and Michael Steinberg have acquired Garry Michael White's spec script "Turnabout" for Steinberg to direct.
Robert Carlyle, last seen shedding his clothes in the surprise British hit "The Full Monty," is expected to step into Paramount and Polygram's feature adaptation of Frank McCourt's bestseller…
Castle Rock Entertainment has acquired "The Eyes of the Wicked," a pitch by producer Harry Colomby and writer David Black.
Raising their Hollywood profile, writer/director Neil LaBute and producing partner Stephen Pevner have set up three new pictures at separate companies, in addition to their two-picture deal with…