Tea Leoni is joining DreamWorks' "The Curse of the Jade Scorpion" also known as the "Untitled Woody Allen project." The ensemble comedy stars Allen himself, as well as Dan Aykroyd, Helen Hunt…
Fest 2001, Belgrade's 29th film festival, begins 10 days of screenings today amid much excitement in the Serb capital.
Hot from winning the Golden Globe Award as supporting actor in "Traffic," Benicio Del Toro is near a deal to join Tommy Lee Jones and Connie Nielsen in "The Hunted," the William Friedkin-directed…
Czech avant-garde filmmaker Jan Svankmajer is being feted at two festivals.
Eric Bross has signed on to direct the $10 million-budgeted "On the L," starring 'N Sync's Lance Bass and fellow 'N Syncer Joey Fatone.
Helmer Wes Craven, best known for horror pix such as "Dracula 2000" and "The People Under the Stairs," was enlisted by Miramax co-chair Harvey Weinstein and Tribeca Prods. prexy Jane Rosenthal to…
It's official: Writers Guild of America West prexy John Wells is the hardest-working man in show business. In addition to his round-the-clock negotiations with studios and networks, Wells is…
HOPE FOR THE LONG-AWAITED adaptation of the Ray Bradbury classic “Fahrenheit 451” has reignited as Frank Darabont is negotiating to rewrite the Terry Hayes script and direct the film, with Castle…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Jack Valenti to receive its Honorary Life Member Award, making the Motion Picture Assn. chief the 37th recipient of the honor.
Antonio Banderas will star in "Zapata," a biopic of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, to be written and directed by Gregory Nava ("Selena") for Walt Disney Pictures. Lauren Shuler Donner and…
Denise Richards is in negotiations to play the female lead opposite Eddie Griffin ("Double Take") in "Undercover Brother" for Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures.