Castle Rock has made a preemptive seven-figure deal for an original pitch by Tony Gilroy, whose last script, "Proof of Life," is in production for Castle Rock, with Taylor Hackford directing Meg…
There's no doubt that, without deferments, "The English Patient" -- which earned nine Academy Awards and a $225 million worldwide box-office -- would never have been made.
Not to be totally outdone by rival Telefonica, which gobbled up Dutch TV giant Endemol last Friday, Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable is once more on a rights offensive.
Beacon Pictures has tapped Tom Rickman to pen "Back to the Moon," an adventure about the hijacking of a space shuttle. Last fall, Beacon optioned the rights to the novel of the same name by Homer…
Edward Furlong will sport armor and wield a sword in "The Knights of the Quest," a medieval adventure epic set immediately after the Crusades that is the first English-language feature from veteran…
Motion Picture Assn. of America chief Jack Valenti has weighed in against those who have criticized the historical accuracy of "The Hurricane" with a strong defense of the film's message.
"Return to Me," Bonnie Hunt's feature directorial debut, is a simplistic, highly contrived romantic comedy about the mysterious workings of fate -- in this case, a love affair between a young widower…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is honoring Polish writer-director Andrzej Wajda this year with a special Oscar for a body of work that spans five decades.
Although the serial killer movie would seem to be on the wane, "Seven" wannabes continue to sneak up when least expected. Latest addition to the once hot trend is "The Spreading Ground," an initially…
Laughing that "It's like I'm in my own time warp," Richard Zanuck has signed on as producer of Twentieth Century Fox's "Planet of the Apes."