Palm Pictures, the specialized film distrib banner from Island Pictures and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, has picked up Slamdance award-winner "Six-String Samurai," a sci-fi fable about a…
Summit Entertainment has acquired international rights to Columbia Pictures' "Cruel Inventions," a modern-day adaptation of the Choderlos de Laclos play "Les Liaisons Dangereuses."
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned Gary Goldstein's spec script "Manhattan Transfer" for low six figures for Fox-based Davis Entertainment.
Illeana Douglas has left Creative Artists Agency and signed with United Talent Agency, which has landed her a role in the Warner Bros. Kevin Costner starrer "Message in a Bottle."
Hoping to revive its feature "Ravenous," which has been shut down since the departure of helmer Milcho Manchevski more than a week ago, Fox 2000 has struck a deal with Antonia Bird to take the helm…
EXCLUSIVEMoonstone Entertainment will finance Robert Altman's next picture, "Cookie's Fortune," which is set to begin shooting in Mississippi in mid-May.
Mae Questel, a Broadway and film actress who provided the loopy, childlike voice of cartoon characters Betty Boop and Olive Oyl, died Jan. 4 at her home in Manhattan. She was 89. Questel had been ill…
Susan Sarandon will become the second recipient of ShoWest's Humanitarian Award at the ShoWest Awards on March 12. The prize honors the actress' efforts in devoting her time and support to numerous…
Showing no signs of flagging overseas, James Cameron's epic "Titanic" minted another $44.6 million in 48 territories outside North America last weekend -- the sixth consecutive frame in which its…
Twentieth Century Fox has struck a deal with author-journalist Michael Lewis to pen a screenplay based upon his original idea for a Silicon Valley-based thriller.
Producer Mace Neufeld and Paramount Pictures have optioned Lindsay Maracotta's murder mystery "The Dead Hollywood Mom's Society," in a deal worth up to a mid-six figures. Maracotta and Brad Neufeld…