Moscow is on the Hudson. A deal has been inked with Good Machine Intl. to turn Mark Ames and Matt Taibbi's kiss-and-tell Moscow book "The Exile" into a pic. Action centers on the two Gen X-ers'…
Jeanne Tripplehorn will join U.K. thesps Iain Glen ("Silent Scream"), Ewen Bremner ("Trainspotting") and Kevin Whately ("The English Patient") in John Duigan's latest film, "Paranoia."
Charlton Heston failed to show Sunday at the Society of Operating Cameramen's annual banquet to present an award.
Artisan Entertainment has acquired domestic rights to John Turturro's theatrical drama "Illuminata."
Danny Glover and Angela Bassett will co-star in the film version of Athol Fugard's play "Boesman and Lena," which will go before the cameras in Capetown, South Africa, on May 10.
TF1 Intl., the film sales arm of France's private television group TF1, has pacted with Merchant Ivory Prods. to coproduce James Ivory's upcoming "The Golden Bowl."
Castle Rock and Simian Films made a preemptive mid- against high-six-figure purchase of "Caesar's Ashes," a buddy comedy pitch to be written by Pat Kopka and Dan Ljoka as a vehicle for Hugh Grant.
Rap was born on disc 20 years ago with "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang. MOT, a kick of a Hollywood in-joke, are doing their best to see that the genre never makes it to 21.
There was no shortage of new releases overseas at the weekend -- but a worrying lack of crowd pleasers as the recent U.S. box office depression continued to have a knock-on effect.
"Beast Cops" scooped five major prizes at the 18th Hong Kong Film Awards over the weekend.
Retro rockers Lenny Kravitz and the Black Crowes proved a logical and successful pairing that had the somewhat dubious honor of being the first out of the gate among this year's summer shed tours…