Bill Condon, who won an Academy Award this year for his screenplay adaptation of "Gods and Monsters," will direct "Queen Bess," about the life of former Miss America Bess Myerson.
Just in time for summer vacation, PBS trots out this four-hour testament to the terrors of the ocean. "Savage Seas," from New York's Thirteen/WNET and Granada Television is a thinly veiled albeit…
The people and outrageous events surrounding the ownership and licensing of the S.S. Titanic are enough to make James Cameron's Oscar speech seem downright humble. In fact, the numerous legal battles…
Expanding its network of U.S. partners, Munich-based entertainment house Kinowelt has acquired rights to four titles produced by Beacon Pictures.
Jason Kay and his London-based funk band Jamiroquai treated a near-full Greek to a 105-minute retro dance party Wednesday that was heavy on familiar-sounding, Stevie Wonder-approved melodies and…
Director Agnieszka Holland, serving jury duty at the Karlovy Vary Festival, found time to ink a deal for her next film, "Julie Walking Home."
Roger Kumble, writer/director of Sony Pictures' teen pic "Cruel Intentions," is setting up shop on the Sony lot. Kumble, who will have an office -- but not a production company -- at Sony, is already…
Elijah Wood has landed the coveted lead role of Frodo Baggins in New Line Cinema's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings."
E-tailing giant Amazon.com will announce today that it is allowing indie filmmakers to sell their videos through its Web site as part of its Advantage program, a move that has already proven…
Dances With Films, an indie fest founded last year by Leslee Scallon and Michael Trent to showcase completely "undiscovered" films with unknown directors, actors and producers hopes to dance with…
Capitol Films, Jane Barclay and Sharon Harel's London-based sales company, has entered a four-picture alliance with Carl Icahn's Stratosphere Entertainment.