Carrie-Anne Moss has closed a deal to join Keanu Reeves in writer-directors Larry and Andy Wachowski's two sequels to "The Matrix" and also inked to play Judi Dench's daughter in Miramax Films…
MPAA and Showtime are negotiating over an initial NC-17 rating for "Dirty Pictures," a film about Robert Mapplethorpe's 1990 "The Perfect Moment" exhibit and the ensuing free speech trial. Rating's…
France's Gemini Films has bought the film rights to Salman Rushdie's novel "The Ground Beneath Her Feet," marking the first attempt to bring one of the author's books to the bigscreen. While the…
Mike Judge is in negotiations to direct and co-write "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" for Warner Bros.-based Gerber Pictures and Baltimore/Spring Creek Pictures. Judge's writing partner would be Clay…
As the distrib of both "Erin Brockovich" and "Stuart Little," Columbia TriStar Intl. was the frame's real winner. The Roberts starrer minted $13.3 million from nearly 3,000 screens in 16 markets and…
Just eight months after the launch of Ashok Amritraj and David Hoberman's MGM-based Hyde Park Entertainment, the shingle has added a Wesley Snipes action-drama, a Roger Corman remake, two MGM…
Vans, the California-based sports and leisure footwear company, is getting into the movie business, financing the feature-length skateboarding documentary "Dogtown."
Tim Robbins has joined the cast of Good Machine's "Human Nature," the film written by "Being John Malkovich" scribe Charlie Kaufman and to be helmed by Michel Gondry. Pic will be produced by Good…
The MTV Movie Awards are back again for their ninth outing and -- considering some of the categories -- they promise to be as irreverent as ever.
Independent auditors are expressing serious concerns about the financial future of Silver Cinemas Intl., a Dallas-based exhib that also controls the Landmark Theatre arthouse chain.