Joe Nussbaum is attached to make his feature directing debut with "Love Truck," a romantic comedy in development at Warner Bros. Pictures-based Jerry Weintraub Prods.
Phoenix Pictures is set to remake "Pathfinder," the Oscar-nominated Norwegian action-suspenser from helmer Nils Gaup.
Tim Allen's Boxing Cat Prods. is teaming up with Mel Gibson's Icon Entertainment to develop "StarChild," a sci-fi comedy for Paramount Pictures.
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Grammy nominees Sting, Bjork and Bob Dylan are also in the running for a best song Oscar. Also nominated in the category are soundtrack mainstay Randy Newman and the trio of Jorge Calandrelli, Tan…
Bucking the trend among fellow Neuer Markt companies, German film group Constantin saw its share price rise after it released interim figures showing an 80% increase in sales for the 2000 fiscal year.
The emerging Singapore film industry is taking heart from the international B.O. success of Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," with two new pictures targeted for pan-Asian auds due for…
To mark Gotham production and sales company Good Machine's 10th anniversary, the Dept. of Film and Video at the Museum of Modern Art is hosting a 10-day retrospective beginning Feb. 13.
Johnny Lew Fratto, son of Iowa mob boss Louis "Cock-Eyed" Fratto (a.k.a. Lew Farrell), has linked up with Merv Griffin Entertainment, which has optioned the right to make both a feature and a…
MICHAEL CRICHTON HAS LEFT KNOPF and sold his next two books to HarperCollins for $40 million. No details about the two books were available Tuesday, but the first will appear in 2002. Deal is among…
Beyond's crime drama "Chopper" scooped film, director (Andre Dominik) and actor (Eric Bana) at the annual Film Critics awards.