Bac Films, one of the few independent distributors to be holding its own in France, has ponied up $4.4 million for Woody Allen's latest film, "Celebrity," a figure that is believed to be the highest…
Fox Searchlight Pictures has inked a deal to distribute "White Boys," the soon-to-lense follow-up film for "Slam" director Marc Levin.
TSG Pictures, the distribution arm of Larry Meistrich's Gotham indie production company the Shooting Gallery, has acquired worldwide rights to "Free Tibet," a feature-length documentary about the…
Patricia Arquette will star alongside husband Nicolas Cage and Ving Rhames in the Martin Scorsese-directed "Bringing Out the Dead," a co-production between Paramount and Touchstone produced by Scott…
Director Barry Sonnenfeld is weighing in to direct Will Smith in the lead role of "Power and Grace," the Muhammad Ali biopic that Peters Entertainment is producing for Columbia Pictures, sources said.
The Black Hollywood Film Festival is calling for entries for its inaugural outing, to be held Feb. 19-21 in Los Angeles.
Actor John Savage has inked to smoke his third Spike Lee joint, the biopic "Summer of Sam."
Meryl Streep will add another string to her bow with the role of violinist Roberta Tzavaras in the Wes Craven-directed "50 Violins" for Miramax Films. Streep replaces Madonna, who exited the pic due…
Surf's up for Tom Hanks. Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone Co. have inked "Into Thin Air" scribe Jon Krakauer to pen his first screenplay about the death of celebrity Hawaiian surfer Mark Foo and…
Major Aussie film and TV producer/distrib Southern Star is poised for a shopping spree worth up to A$20 million ($13 million).