Harry J. Lennix has been cast in the film version of William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus," which begins filming in Rome this fall and stars Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange.
Looking to add an industry heavyweight to its distribution department, Miramax Films is in talks with former Paramount vice chairman Barry London to take a newly created high-level post at the…
Jazz vocalist Betty Carter died Sept. 26 at her home in Brooklyn from complications due to pancreatic cancer. She was 69. Carter, born in Flint, Mich., in 1929, began her career at 16, performing…
Mandalay has paid low- against mid-six figures for the spec script "Heaven's Staircase," described as an epic romance that will be developed as a vehicle for Michelle Pfeiffer. Via Rosa, the company…
French box office looks increasingly likely to hit a new decade high, according to the latest stats released by the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC).
Sharon Stone, Jeff Bridges and Nick Nolte are in final negotiations to star in the independent drama "Simpatico" for Studio Canal Plus.
Producer Mike Lobell and director Andrew Bergman, production partners for 19 years, have decided to split.
Oliver Stone's and Dan Halsted's Illusion Entertainment Group has concluded a three-year, first-look production deal with Paramount-based Mandalay Pictures.
Nearly six months after he ankled his post as president of production for Universal Pictures, Marc Platt has set up his eponymous production banner, under a three-year, first-look deal with the…
Twentieth Century Fox and DreamWorks are ironing out a deal in which the studios would split distribution rights for director Robert Zemeckis' next two films, one starring Tom Hanks and the other…