The Farrelly brothers' 20th Century Fox-based Conundrum Entertainment has picked up the comedy pitch "Checkered Past" from rookie writing team David Connaughton and John Trozak.
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the feature rights to Michael Palmer's bestselling medical thriller "The Patient" for Noah Wyle and Jim Katz's Warners-based Wyle/Katz Co.
Michelle Williams and Anne Heche have joined the cast of "Prozac Nation," the pic based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's bestselling novel. Thesps join Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers…
Roy E. Disney is scheduled to make a rare keynote speech May 18 at the annual meeting of the Large-Format Cinema Assn.
MGM posted a tidy first-quarter profit Tuesday despite the absence of any major film releases as James Bond pic "The World Is Not Enough" continued its love affair with the overseas box office.
The New York Intl. Independent Film & Video Festival will inhabit Los Angeles April 28-May 4. Fest features some 100 full-length feature and short films during a first-ever West Coast run.
Denzel Washington has committed to star in the everyman-themed drama "John Q" for New Line Cinema, with Nick Cassavetes attached to direct. Details of the deal have yet to be finalized and it remains…
A federal judge in Los Angeles has thrown out a lawsuit filed by director Tony Kaye against New Line Cinema and the Directors Guild of America over their refusal to remove Kaye's name from "American…
Oscar-nommed thesps Willem Dafoe and Haley Joel Osment are set to star in "Edges of the Lord" for writer and director Yurek Bogayevicz. Pic, produced by Zev Braun (Oscar nominee for the 1984 docu…
Top honors at Russia's traditional Nika awards -- territory's equivalent of the Oscars -- were swept resoundingly this year by Alexei German's arthouse pic "Khrustalyov, My Car!" German's film, which…