Producer Dino De Laurentiis is near a deal to purchase screen rights to the Thomas Harris novel "Hannibal," for a sum north of $9 million, the most ever paid for a bigscreen adaptation.
Bruce Willis is in final negotiations to star in "Ace in the Hole," a con-vs.-con caper pic to be co-financed by Disney and Intermedia.
Michael Caine will join Kate Winslet, Geoffrey Rush and Joaquin Phoenix in the Philip Kaufman-directed "Quills" for Fox Searchlight.
The makers and backers of "Tequila Body Shots" should plan to drown their sorrows in something strong and warm once their pic stumbles out into the harsh daylight of a theatrical run.
In a rare instance of true corporate fellowship (aka, synergy), Warner Bros., Time Warner Trade Publications and Warner-based John Wells Prods. have pooled their funds to jointly acquire the feature…
If the broadcast networks unofficially have decided that primetime sweeps are all about murder, sex and special effects, then someone forgot to tell the folks behind CBS' "The Simple Life of Noah…
MGM has pushed back the release of UA's "The Thomas Crown Affair" from Friday, June 18, to Wednesday, Aug. 11.
The first feature by Paul Quinn -- collaborating with his brothers Aidan and Declan Quinn -- is an ambitious multigenerational tale of love, family and tragedy that's effective despite a rough-hewn…
Film buyers and participants are expected to flock to the Cannes Market next week in record numbers, organizers said Wednesday.
Chris Auty has been named chief exec of the Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lottery production franchises.