Nickelodeon and Good Machine have beaten out several other bidders for the screen rights to "Sector 7," an animated children's book by David Wiesner. The film will be developed as a directing vehicle…
UIP/DreamWorks' "Gladiator" made a huge splash at the overseas box office over the weekend, when most serious competition ducked for cover, while "American Beauty" and "The Beach" reached important…
The ink's barely dry on the new fall skeds, and already at least one web is making changes. Fox has decided to push back the premiere of new 20th Century Fox TV laffer "Schimmel" — which had been…
A sweetly humorous tale of an unconventional family unit involving one wife and three husbands who each father a son, "Me, You, Them" invites comparison with the vintage Brazilian comedy "Dona Flor…
Will Ferrell has signed to join Mike Myers in "Dieter," the Universal/Imagine comedy directed by Bo Welch and produced by Brian Grazer.
Amos Gitai's autobiographical, virtually plotless depiction of the experiences of a small medical unit on the front-line during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, in which Syrian and Egyptian forces made a…
Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") will join Camryn Manheim ("The Practice") in the ABC telepic "The Last Laugh," an update of Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac."…
Admirers of the great Swedish director Ingmar Bergman will find much to enjoy in this personal and revelatory film about the destructive forces unleashed by thoughtless sexual misbehavior.
Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald have renewed their contract as co-heads of DreamWorks Pictures, signing on for six more years in a deal that also calls for them to produce more pictures themselves…
Samuel Goldwyn Films and CanWest Films have acquired all U.S. distribution rights to the Oz romantic comedy "Better Than Sex."
Gotham indie distributor Lot 47 Films has returned from Cannes with a newfound interest in cinema Down Under.