With several studios circling, producer Chris Montan nabbed a six-figure payday from Warner Bros. for scribe Jordan Moffet's romantic comedy "The Official Scorer." The pic is being developed for…
The American Society of Cinematographers will honor two-time Oscar winner Freddie Francis with its International Achievement Award, given annually to a foreign national who has made extraordinary and…
Disney can expect a big box office bounce during the holiday moviegoing season with "Flubber," easily the best of the studio's recent attempts to recycle past hits as updated remakes.
The Aspen Filmfest is accepting entries for the Aspen Shortsfest, which runs April 1-5.
Leonardo Pieraccioni, the Florentine actor-director who has become a household name in Italy with three consecutive hit films in as many years, continues to add new B.O. records to his scorecard…
Olympia Dukakis and Roy Scheider will star in the low-budget independent feature "Better Living," which began lensing Thursday.
Turning its eye toward Oz, the Kennedy/Marshall Co. has optioned the film rights to Australian author Derek Hansen's novel "Sole Survivor."
Iwerks, producers of large-format movies and ridefilms, and Oregon-based Will Vinton Studios --- which made stars of the claymation California Raisins and computer-generated M&Ms --- have pacted to…
Academy Award nominee Elisabeth Shue is in talks to star in the MGM comedy "Molly," under the direction of John Duigan.
Art of War Prods., the Sony Pictures Entertainment-based indie production shingle headed up by ex-Sony marketing executive Marc Shmuger, has bought Irving Belateche, Webb Millsaps and Robert…
If ever there was a growth industry in motion pictures it's the area of fantasy and sci-fi costume design.