Sony-based Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich's Centropolis Entertainment has teamed with Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros. to produce "Arach Attack," an f/x-driven comedic thriller to be…
William Lee Scott has been cast as one of a group of five fighter pilots in the Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer pic "Pearl Harbor."
Unapix Films Theatrical, a newly formed distrib arm of Unapix Entertainment headed by Richard Abramowitz, has acquired its first two films for release: "Grass," a documentary narrated by Woody…
Sony-based Phoenix Pictures has come out the victor in a bidding war for "Basic," paying $400,000 against $700,000 for the thriller by scribe James Vanderbilt. The company plans to put the project on…
Parker Posey will join Rachel Leigh Cook in Universal's "Josie and the Pussycats," taking on the role of a sexy and manipulative recording industry executive and band manager.
"Urban Legend" director Jamie Blanks will helm "Valentine," a potential romantic horror franchise that Warner Bros. Pictures has targeted for a 2001 Valentine's Day release.
Woody Allen has signed a three-picture domestic distribution deal with DreamWorks, just after ending his association with Jean Doumanian's Sweetland Films (Daily Variety, March 17).
Michael Rooker (“The Bone Collector”) is set to co-star with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the indie feature “Replicant,” lensing next month in Vancouver. Rooker can currently be seen in Fox 2000’s “Here…
Warner Bros. Pictures has handed the keys to the "Harry Potter" kingdom to director Chris Columbus. With his selection to helm "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the first adaptation of the…
The 16th Chicago Latin Film Festival will kick off Fridaywith the Midwest premiere of Spaniard Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams," a dark laffer starring Penelope Cruz.