Ian McKellen, flooded with honors for his work in last year's "Gods and Monsters," will play Gandalf in New Line Cinema's trilogy "The Lord of the Rings."
Playwright Jack Heifner is still best known for the cheerleader nostalgia piece "Vanities," a late-'70s dramedy that ran forever Off Broadway and remains a regional theater staple. In recent years…
Ramping up its development activity, New Regency Prods. has paid $625,000 upfront in a preemptive bid for sizzling scribe Darryl Quarles' latest comedy spec, "Black Knight."
Produced by Didier Creste, Yann Gilbert, Joel Leyendecker, Nicolas Vannier.
Director Nora Ephron and John Travolta, who last collaborated on New Line's "Michael," are in talks to re-team for Paramount's romantic comedy "Numbers."
Voting instead to close its London office, the Australian Film Commission has scrapped its original strategy to double the funding for script development to A$2.4 million ($1.6 million) by hacking…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures have acquired scribe Larry Golin's pitch "Officer Involved" for George Clooney and Robert Lawrence's Maysville Prods.
John Schlesinger has signed to direct "Two Gentlemen Sharing" for producers Hyperion Studio and Susan Landau.