In a long-awaited announcement, Paramount Pictures has confirmed the creation of a specialty film division to be headed by Ruth Vitale and David Dinerstein.
October Films Intl. has nabbed U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand rights to Mike Leigh's untitled film about operetta kingpins Gilbert & Sullivan, which is budgeted in the $20 million range.
Based on a sketch Dave Foley wrote when he was a member of the comedy troupe the Kids in the Hall, "The Wrong Guy" is occasionally very funny and inspired, but it feels all too much like a good TV…
"Ma Vie en Rose" helmer Alain Berliner is close to a deal to direct "Passion of Mind" for Lakeshore Entertainment, according to sources.
Touchstone Pictures has made a deal for Barry Sonnenfeld to direct a film about the bizarre rise and fall of Steve Banerjee, the creator of the male strip club Chippendales.
Matthew Perry is in talks to topline the Outlaw Prods./Warner Bros. comedy "Three to Tango," according to sources close to the project.
Social drama and American gothic meet at the junction of "River Red." And while there's no reason these two dramatic elements shouldn't flow, filmmaker Eric Drilling lacks the experience and focus to…
Alain Resnais' musical comedy "On Connait la Chanson (Same Old Song)" was the big winner at the 23rd Cesar awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars.
In what became a most hotly contested competition among A-list actors, Jim Carrey was chosen Friday evening by director Milos Forman to play comic Andy Kaufman in "Man on the Moon," the biopic for…
There are three kinds of awards winners -- the modest types who have prepared no speech at all; the more hopeful ones who, having won, pull out a piece of paper with a few names on it; and, more…