Steven Soderbergh has been set to direct George Clooney in Universal Pictures' "Out of Sight," sources said. The director had the inside track to helm the project, which was adapted by Scott Frank…
United Artists has acquired rights to the sci-fi thriller "Legacy," an adaptation written by Rob Moreland based on the 1958 book "The Legacy of Heorot." John Williams ("Seven Years in Tibet") is…
New releases: "Donnie Brasco" (TriStar) made $11.2 million, good for $7,450 on 1,503 and second place. "Booty Call" (Col) sashayed to $6.4 million in fourth, for $5,030 on 1,272.
Exhibitors have a lot to be happy about going into ShoWest. Twentieth Century Fox's fabulously successful re-releases of "Star Wars" and "The Empire Strikes Back" propelled first-quarter box office…
Continuing his bop through feature roles following the success of "Swingers," actor-writer Vince Vaughn has inked a deal to star in "A Cool Dry Place" for Fox 2000, under John N. Smith's helm.
Atlas Intl. is handling world sales for "A Girl Called Rosemarie." Distrib was misidentified in a photo caption that ran Friday in the screening list of the AFM Market Guide.
Hollywood's techies had their moment in the Oscar spotlight Saturday, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences presented its annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
Rhino Films and Summit Entertainment are in final negotiations on international rights to "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," the screen version of the notorious Hunter Thompson novel that was first…
Proving that the big-budget action genre is still a mainstay of the American Film Market, Mark Damon's MDP Worldwide and veteran indie producer Moshe Diamant unveiled at a Saturday-night reception…
Full of well-drawn, sympathetic characters and a deep-seated irony at many aspects of mainland Chinese life, "Surveillance" isn't the kind of movie to set major festivals alight, but is an engaging…
A neatly structured but, for international tastes, overly broad comedy about an unemployed loser who sets himself up as a professional fall guy, Peter Bacso's "Gulls and Gangsters" looks set for…