Director Stephen Herek ("Mr. Holland's Opus") is in talks with Twentieth Century Fox to direct a remake of Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days." Pic, set in the 19th century, is being produced…
Warner Bros. has snagged the spec script "Urban Townie" by tyro writer Jesse Wigutow, beating out Artisan in the process.
William Bindley has rounded up the rest of the cast for his action-adventure pic "Madison," which he will direct from a script he co-wrote with brother Scott.
National Assn. of Theatre Owners prexy William F. Kartozian will receive the ShowEast Career Achievement Award at this year's convention, which will run Oct. 18-21 in Atlantic City, N.J.
A Deauville riddle: Who's got American awards to spare, is lionized in Gaul and speaks French?
Lions Gate Films has announced its acquisition of Kevin Smith's religious comedy "Dogma" from Miramax co-heads Harvey and Bob Weinstein.
Coveted covers of Time and Newsweek. More than $133.8 million in domestic box office. Filmmaker and actor appearances on “Good Morning America,” The Today Show,” “CBS This Morning” and “The Tonight…
A number of U.S. pics continued to heat up the late summer frame abroad, with "The Thomas Crown Affair" bowing big in Spain, behind "Star Wars Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" and ahead of fellow…
Carrying away a large part of the critics at the Venice Intl. Film Festival, "The Wind Will Carry Us" takes the refined work of Iranian helmer Abbas Kiarostami up another notch to ever more…
Horrormeister Wes Craven makes an abrupt U-turn with "Music of the Heart," a gloriously sentimental true-life drama in which Meryl Streep offers another indelible portrayal, this time as a deserted…