Maritime researcher Paul Tidwell and his company Cape Verde Explorations are producing a large-format film about their salvage operation of I-52, a sunken WWII Japanese submarine laden with 2 tons of…
In what they hope will turn into a long-term relationship, Good Machine Intl. and Newmarket Capital Group have pacted to co-produce and co-finance an unspecified number of independent pics each year.
Universal Pictures and Overbrook Entertainment have pacted to develop a remake of Jacques Tourneur's 1942 horror-thriller "Cat People."
European Union competition commissioner Karel Van Miert has ended his yearlong war of words with UIP and looks set to allow the distributor to continue operating on the continent.
Overseas audiences' love affair with Shakespeare continued hot and heavy at the weekend, while "Rush Hour" blitzed Germany, "The Rugrats Movie" captivated the U.K. and "Payback" saw good-to-great…
Producer Lawrence Bender has bought an untitled romantic comedy spec for his Lawrence Bender Prods. banner.
At once warmer and rowdier than its 1970 predecessor, Sam Weisman's updated remake of "The Out-of-Towners" is a pleasantly amusing comedy that showcases first-rate comic thesping and nimble slapstick…
Steve Zahn, rapidly growing into a must-use character actor ("Happy, Texas," "Out of Sight"), has inked for his first seven-figure payday in "Shining New Enemies" for Bel Air Entertainment.
The works of Henry James have generally proven difficult to dramatize -- witness the drearily flat recent film adaptations of his masterpieces "The Portrait of a Lady" and "The Wings of the Dove"…
With an 11th-hour settlement, James Bond was restored to his home at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Sony Pictures Entertainment has declared itself out of the Bond business.