In the first purchase under their newly announced production pact, Mandalay Entertainment has acquired for Illusion Entertainment the spec script "Servicing Sarah" by "Spin City" sitcom scribes Jay…
Executive produced by Steven Spielberg as the first theatrical release affiliated with his survivor-testimony-archiving Shoah Foundation, "The Last Days" is a hard-hitting, well-organized documentary…
Heavy drama and light comedy are drawing audiences around the world, as evidenced last week by "Saving Private Ryan" and "Dr. Dolittle," which both crossed the $100 million threshold overseas.
Mexican actor-helmer Alfonso Arau has inked a deal to develop "To Catch a Falling Star" as a directing vehicle for Universal Pictures and producer Joseph N. Singer.
Although not as hard-hittingas its predecessor "Run for Your Life," Richard Hobert's "The Eye" is a clever and entertaining psychological thriller. The fifth installment in the writer-director's…
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Singer Gloria Estefan has snagged her first dramatic feature film role, joining Meryl Streep in Wes Craven's "50 Violins" for Miramax Films.
Producer Mace Neufeld has paid a $100,000 against $800,000 option price for David Brin's award-winning science fiction novel "Startide Rising," as well as three sequels that collectively make up "The…
A quirky little indie about a young man's quest for personal redemption, "Reach the Rock" offers an intriguing premise and a few laughs but ultimately falls well short of the goals it sets for…
A solid cast of upscale-indie stalwarts --- yes, Eric Stoltz included --- makes the time pass painlessly enough in "Hi-Life," a Manhattan-set ensemble piece. Like writer-turned-helmer Roger Hedden's…