Dan Aykroyd and director John Landis take a bumpy trip down memory lane in "Blues Brothers 2000," a sluggishly paced, fitfully funny followup to their 1980 musical comedy extravaganza.
EXCLUSIVEBudding stars Jude Law and Cate Blanchett are close to deals to join Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow in "The Talented Mr. Ripley" for Paramount and Miramax.
With every boomer's biological clock ticking as loudly as Big Ben, Anne Makepeace's autobiographical "Baby, It's You" couldn't be more timely. Incredibly personal doc -- not to be confused with John…
Paramount Pictures and Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. have extended their first-look agreement through 2001. The deal ends speculation about the status of the relationship…
EXCLUSIVECapella Intl., the sales division of Rolf Deyhle's Capella Films, has emerged from a period of dormancy by picking up worldwide rights, excluding Scandinavia and Russia, to the $7.5 million…
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…
EXCLUSIVEDirector Michael Mann has set Al Pacino and Russell Crowe to star in an untitled film based on the true story of tobacco exec-turned-whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand and his relationship with…
Independent sales and production entity Image Organization has snapped up the spec script "Table for One," from writer-director Ron Senkowski ("Let's Kill all the Lawyers") for a low-six figures.
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival has introduced an initiative that will directly assist at least three features annually and provide support for dozens of other projects.
January was "Titanic." The first 31 days of 1998 steamed to a record $674.2 million, shattering the prior record set last year by 30%.
Newcomer Rick Yune will join Ethan Hawke in the Ron Bass-scripted adaptation of "Snow Falling on Cedars."