Oscar-nominee Minnie Driver is likely to star as a wrong-side-of-the-tracks woman obsessed with becoming Miss America in the dark comedy "Beautiful," sources close to the production said Tuesday.
In one of its biggest paydays for a book -- and in an unusually synergistic move -- Twentieth Century Fox has paid a seven-figure upfront fee for film rights to Wally Lamb's upcoming novel "I Know…
DreamWorks rounds out its production portfolio by jumping into the Western genre and inking with HorsePower Entertainment principals Sean Bailey and Cooper Layne to produce an oater set in the…
In a bittersweet Hollywood tale that saw the rejection of nearly $1 million for a first-timer's script, director Ron Moler will make his helming debut with the indie pic "The Runner," toplining Ron…
The year's biggest entertainment show kicked off Tuesday with the kind of disrespect for timing and viewers that only the French can put together.
Universal Pictures is putting together its own entry into the Leonardo DiCaprio sweepstakes, hiring "The Mighty" scribe Charles Leavitt to adapt "Bombshell: The Secret Story of America's Unknown…
The Sundance Institute has added three projects to its annual filmmakers and screenwriters labs, which began June 2 and run through July 2 at the Sundance Resort in Utah.
Milton Moritz has been named president and CEO of the National Assn. of Theater Owners of California/Nevada, effective June 15, announced Phil Harris, chairman of the board of NATO of…
Any lingering doubts that Russia's main annual fest venue is the Black Sea resort of Sochi were dispelled June 3, when location's two fests -- the Russian Open, better known as the Kinotavr, now in…
Monster perfs by "Godzilla" in Australia and Singapore together with smash bows by "Deep Impact" and very good international preems by "The Horse Whisperer" gave the early summer B.O. overseas a…
Sydney Pollack's Mirage Enterprises -- which signed an overall production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment in March -- has beefed up its exec ranks by hiring former casting director David Rubin.