Grunge rocker-turned-actress Courtney Love has moved into producing, teaming with music manager Janet Billig to form the Epitome Prods. banner.
Lions Gate Television has inked a firstlook development deal with "Baywatch" co-creator Doug Schwartz, who has signed on as an exec producer of Lions Gate's upcoming drama series "Cliffhangers."
Just a few weeks after picking it up off turnaround from Fox 2000, New Line has tapped Chris Eyre ("Smoke Signals") to direct "Roustabout," to which Winona Ryder is attached to star.
"Friends" star Matthew Perry will join Bruce Willis in the Jonathan Lynn-directed comedy "The Whole Nine Yards," financed by Franchise Pictures. Filming begins in Montreal May 23.
After more than 60 years without a permanent venue in which to screen its vast library of titles, Italy's National Cinematheque will open its own theater in Rome this year. It has also announced…
Turning a Saxon morality play into a Western helmed by John Badham sounds like an interesting idea. Having playwright Dick Cusack write it with his son, the talented John Cusack, starring in it, is a…
In a divergence from the seemingly omnipresent teen comedies, Leelee Sobieski ("Deep Impact," "Never Been Kissed") has pacted with Fox 2000 to star in the romantic drama "Here On Earth," which will…
A rite of passage for nearly every teenager 20 years ago, Arnold Shapiro's groundbreaking documentary "Scared Straight!" has become an important tool in the crusade for crime prevention. "20 Years…
At the Aspen Shortsfest Sunday, a jury including thesp-turned-helmer Adrienne Shelly and Oscar-winning producer Jessica Yu split the top drama prize between two affecting family tales: Jean-Marc…
With her miniature Mack truck figure, pierced nostril, spiky black hair and boxy men's suit, Lea DeLaria's certainly not your average chanteuse. But then DeLaria is not your average anything. The…
Castle Hill Productions has acquired worldwide rights to "Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me," tyro helmer Tessa Blake's comedy-docu about her eccentric Texas father.