With multiple specialty film distributors in pursuit, Paramount Classics has acquired rights to "Train of Life" (Train de Vie), the Radu Mihaileanu-directed film that has been nominated for two Cesar…
Jim Carrey will be a presenter at the Academy Awards. This will be his third appearance on an Oscar telecast.
Saul Zaentz and Anthony Minghella, who took home Oscar honors for "The English Patient," are back in business together.
After he finishes Paramount Pictures' $50 million update of "Shaft," director John Singleton will return to his filmmaking roots with the urban drama "Baby Boy."
After taking on Jane Austen, the 1970s and the American Civil War, Taiwanese helmer Ang Lee will turn his versatile talents to Chinese chopsocky with his next pic, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
Penelope Cruz has been cast to star opposite Matt Damon in Miramax/Columbia's "All the Pretty Horses," to be directed by Billy Bob Thornton and based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy. In the film, to…
Barrymore dons ‘Angels’ wings Drew Barrymore is close to a deal to star in the feature remake of the hit TV skein “Charlie’s Angels” for Columbia Pictures. Barrymore and her Flower Films partner…
Elie Samaha and Oliver Stone have agreed on the first two films that they will make under their three-picture co-financing deal: the Wesley Snipes starrer "The Art of War" and a drama titled "Stalk."
Spring Intl., the U.K.-based sales company headed by former Castle Rock Intl. topper Massimo Graziosi, has inked a seven-picture foreign-distribution deal with Cadence Entertainment.
Good Machine Intl. has cleared a round of sales on a cluster of pics, including "The Muse," "Trick," "Happiness," "Ride with the Devil" and "Three Seasons."
Veteran U.K.-based sales company Vine Intl. Pictures will team on a four-pic slate with L.A. and Toronto-based production shingle Omega Pictures Intl. The aim is to tap a wealth of European and U.S…