Scott Silver has signed on to direct the MGM pic "The Mod Squad," a feature version of the hit television program about dropouts-turned-undercover cops that ran on ABC from 1968 to 1973.
Helmer Jay Roach, whose "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" was a B.O. martini for New Line Cinema last May, will take on directing duties for Walt Disney Pictures' hockey pic "The Game,"…
DreamWorks has moved a step closer to securing a studio home in Playa Vista.
Sony Pictures releases on Tuesday reached a $900 million cume for the year, and around Labor Day the studio will become only the second company to gross $1 billion domestically in a calendar year.
Kelly McGillis, returning to full-time acting after 3-1/2 years spent closer to home with her two children, is back at the center of several film, network TV and stage projects, including a starring…
Beverly Hills Theatre Guild is seeking unproduced plays for its annual Julie Harris Playwright Award competition. Deadline to submit is Nov. 1; prizes are $5,000, $2,000 and $1,000. For application…
France's Pandora Cinema has picked up worldwide rights outside the U.K., France and Germany to "Bedrooms and Hallways," the latest film by director Rose Troche ("Go Fish").
Don Cheadle has been signed to a co-starring role in the Steven Soderbergh-directed adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel "Out of Sight."
The films of director John Cassavetes will be the subject of a retrospective that Film Comment magazine and Miramax Films will present in Gotham and Los Angeles Aug. 22-28.
A new German source of indie film funding is opening up for mainstream, studio-distribbed pics through a deal between Bertelsmann-affiliated CLT-UFA Intl. and Allied Pacific, the distrib arm of…
The Producers Credit Board has been gaining steam, with the group's membership --- which originally numbered 50 --- steadily growing. Many high-profile producers have lent their names to the board…