FILM SCREENPLAY WRITTEN DIRECTLY FOR THE SCREEN “As Good As It Gets” — Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks, story by Andrus (TriStar Pictures) “Boogie Nights” — Paul Thomas Anderson (New Line Cinema) “The…
Writers basked in the praise of their peers Wednesday as the Writers Guild of America announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in 1997.
EXCLUSIVESandra Bullock is in negotiations to star opposite Ben Affleck in the romantic comedy "Forces of Nature for DreamWorks, the studio confirmed on Wednesday.
EXCLUSIVEJudi Dench, who starred as Queen Victoria in Miramax's "Mrs. Brown," will return to royalty playing Queen Elizabeth I in "Shakespeare in Love," which John Madden is helming for Miramax.
The puck comedy "Les Boys" has won the box office championship in hockey-obsessed Quebec, setting the all-time record for a homegrown French-lingo feature in the Canadian province.
Oliver Stone's prolific Illusion Entertainment Group has been looking for a new home, and now sources are saying Hollywood's last angry man is eyeing Warner Bros. No deal has yet been set.
Catherine Deneuve will be presented with a Golden Bear award for lifetime achievement at the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22), festival topper Moritz de Hadeln told journalists at a news…
Jack Woolf, an Emmy-winning director of photography, died Jan.15 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills following an extended illness. He was 80.
Walt Disney Studios has made a positive decision on Christina Welsh's pitch "Split Decision" for a low six-figure pricetag, with "The Santa Clause" scribes Steve Rudnick and Leo Benvenuti attached to…
The search for a commanding voice to lead the troops in DreamWorks' special effects film "Small Soldiers" has ended. The studio has signed Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones, who'll voice Chip Hazard, the…
There's a decent idea for a thriller rattling around inside "Johnny Skidmarks," a classic noir wannabe starring Peter Gallagher as a freelance crime scene photog and Frances McDormand as a recovering…