New Line Pictures has picked up the rights to fast-food comedy "Burger Wuss," the new novel from author M.T. Anderson.
One of a series of features made for pubcaster RAI in which young Italian filmmakers explore their regional roots, Gianni Zanasi's "See You" chronicles the brief escape of an adolescent brother and…
After striking out in its attempt to foist an English-dubbed version of "Life Is Beautiful" on the American public, Miramax will find a friendlier welcome for its re-voiced "Princess Mononoke." Hayao…
Director Peter Hyams is in final negotiations to helm "The Core" for Paramount Pictures -- one of several projects in the vein of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in development around town.
Murder, sex and cigars share equal screen time in "Liar's Poker," an ultra-macho take on manly codes and double-crosses. Impaired by stilted performances and a frat-boy look at loyalty, pic doesn't…
Scott Bakula, who currently appears in DreamWorks' "American Beauty," has been tapped to star in the indie pic "Above Suspicion," alongside Annabella Sciorra and George Dzundza.
"The Sopranos" writer-creator David Chase has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to write and helm his first feature, an action-comedy titled "Female Suspects" for Columbia Pictures.
Gary Sinyor, who directed New Line Cinema's upcoming romantic comedy "The Bachelor," has been tapped to helm another pic in the same genre for the same studio.
Scribe Ross LaManna, who wrote the original "Rush Hour" spec script, has been enlisted to pen the screen adaptation of "Hogan's Heroes" for Destination Films.
At the multiplex, no one can hear you scream. Such is the case when studios try to schedule pics around Halloween, anyway. When debuts come within two days of the holiday, auds tend to shrivel up…