Brazilian thesp Murilo Benecio will star opposite Penelope Cruz in Fox Searchlight's "Woman on Top."
Miramax continues its book-buying spree, paying mid-six figures for the film rights to "The Fig Eater," Jody Shields' erotic murder mystery set in turn-of-the-century Vienna.
Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz, the Oscar-winning production duo who most recently worked on "Shakespeare in Love," have acquired "Oooph!," a romantic comedy by David J. Burke, for their…
Organizers have announced that a record number of films will be screened at the fifth annual Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival (July 27-Aug. 2), one of the largest such festivals in North…
"Star Trek" legend Leonard Nimoy is the voice behind "The Story of Computer Graphics," a two-hour doc on the 45-year evolution of digital technology.
DreamWorks partner Jeffrey Katzenberg on Tuesday sharply refuted a report by a trade paper that DreamWorks and Seagram were involved in merger talks. Not only are "no serious negotiations" taking…
Shannon Elizabeth, a relative unknown and newcomer to Los Angeles, has signed a non-exclusive, three-picture deal with Miramax.
Miramax Films and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have signed an eight-picture co-financing and distribution pact that augurs the formation of a longer-term alliance between the two studios.
Atom Egoyan's Cannes-preemed "Felicia's Journey" will raise the curtain at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Prelim announcements for the 24th edition, running Sept. 9-18, were made Tuesday.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will flex his muscles as pulp magazine superhero Dr. Clark Savage Jr. for Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures.
It's Palm Springs weekend meets Woodstock this week in Karlovy Vary, with hundreds of twentysomethings camped out under the sweltering skies of the Czech spa town hosting its 34th film fest.