As Stanley and Bob Jaffe were scouting locations in Morocco for the Paramount/Miramax remake of 1939's "Four Feathers," their toplining star, Jude Law, was winging his way toward other projects.
Miramax's genre arm Dimension Films has become so obsessed with the thriller pitch "Obsessed," delivered by scribe Don McLennan, that it has scooped the story off the market.
Joel and Ethan Coen are negotiating with Oscar-winning "Fargo" star Frances McDormand to star in an untitled noirish drama penned by the duo that they'll shoot this summer for Working Title. USA…
There's nothing remotely original about "freshmen," but this somewhat formulaic comedy-drama about four college newbies has a lot of charm and sincerity going for it.
With Michael Douglas committed to the part of Ohio judge-turned-drug czar Robert Lewis in "Traffic" and Catherine Zeta-Jones set for the role of pampered mother-turned-drug smuggler Helena Montoya…
Major League Baseball and Jackie Autry, widow of Gene Autry, have given $300,000 to the USC School of Cinema-Television to create an endowment fund to assist students with tuition and fees.
Melvin Van Peebles, the maverick American actor-writer-producer has been brought on board to liven up the bill of International Critics Week (May 11-19) at the Cannes Film Festival.
Bernard Wright's screenplay "Frankie's Comeback" has won the first Pathe Production Prize, which guarantees that the script will be filmed by Pathe Pictures.
John Cusack will star for Miramax Films in "Serendipity," a romantic comedy to be directed by Peter Chelsom.
Scribe Anthony Zuiker has been enlisted by producer Art Linson to write "The Lords of Dogtown" for Fox 2000. Linson and his son, John, will produce along with Evan Charnov and Michael Shuken. Fox…