Todd Black and Jason Blumenthal's Sony-based Black and Blu Entertainment is going downhill. The team will produce "Dizzy," a love story and actioner set on the slopes of Telluride, Colo., amid its…
Former Fox exec Michael London has made a two-year, first-look producing deal with USA Films -- a pact that begins with "Passengers," a sci-fi drama that shapes up as David Fincher's likely next film.
There are a few good laughs but few surprises in "Next Friday," an amiably unfocused sequel that adheres to the formula established by its surprisingly profitable 1995 predecessor. Very much like…
Richard Sylbert has been voted a lifetime achievement award by the board of directors of the Society of Motion Picture & Television Art Directors.
Film producer Christine Vachon will be honored with the second "Filmmaker on the Edge" award at the Provincetown Intl. Film Festival, to be held June 15-18.
Miramax Films has seized the film rights to the bestselling children's book "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine.
Some sort of truth is emerging at Warner Bros. and Disney, and it may be "The Ugly Truth," a script penned by Nicole Eastman and being seriously considered by helmer Barry Sonnenfeld, actress Gwyneth…
For the indies, 1999 held a mixed bag of surprises. Despite "The Blair Witch Project's" astonishing $142 million domestic gross, the year was actually crunch time: overall independent film box office…
Beau Flynn's Bandeira Entertainment has secured a two-year extension to their first-look, non-exclusive deal with DreamWorks SKG.
Kevin Spacey will receive this year's Piper-Heidsieck Tribute to Independent Vision at the Sundance Film Festival.
Scintillating debuts by "The Sixth Sense," the James Bond caper, "American Pie," "Sleepy Hollow" and "Double Jeopardy" kept the home fires burning at cinemas overseas last weekend.