Mark Damon's MDP Worldwide is in serious negotiations to handle international sales on David Fincher's forthcoming noir thriller "The Black Dahlia," based on the book by "L.A. Confidential" writer…
Paramount Pictures is close to a deal to acquire Marc Hyman's original pitch "The Perfect Score" for Roger Birnbaum and Jonathan Glickman to produce.
Imagine and Universal have struck a deal for Ken Nolan's gritty action script "The Quick Killing." Deal will snare the writer $800,000 against a low seven-figure fee if the film gets made, sources…
Santelmo Entertainment has acquired all international rights to the independently financed feature "Ivory Tower," written and directed by first-time helmer Darin Ferriola.
The mood will be celebratory, but the 60th annual banquet of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors takes place tomorrow night amid increasing concern that at least some in the…
The Beatrice Wood Film Award, which has been given the past four years to idiosyncratic, low-budget filmmakers for their uncompromising pursuits of artistic vision, will be presented this year to…
Erick Ifergan's "Hollywood Salome" starring Vincent Gallo will receive its world premiere at the 1998 New York Underground Film Festival, which unspools March 18-22 at the Anthology Film Archives.
Danny Nucci, who played Leonardo DiCaprio's Italian sidekick Fabrizio in "Titanic," has inked to star in three indie films.
Revisiting the territory of numerous Stateside coming-of-age/high-school movies, Susan Skoog's well-executed "Whatever" has the novelty of telling the story from a distinctly female point of view…
Lisa Nicole Carson, who has a regular role on Fox's "Ally McBeal" and a recurring role on "ER," has taken yet another assignment. Carson will play Martin Lawrence's love interest in the Universal…
Very much befitting its title, "Twilight" is an autumnal murder mystery awash in rueful intimations of mortality. As a suspenser, Robert Benton's return to the L.A. detective genre more than two…