Sources said Tuesday that Alan J. Pakula's Gotham-based production outfit has optioned the film rights for former overseas correspondent Robert Cullen's debut novel "Cover Story."
"Fresh" is the story of one young boy's way out of the vicious circle of drug violence that defines the world in which he has grown up. Skillfully made and involving, first feature by Boaz Yakin…
The survivors of a New York lawyer who died of AIDS in 1987 filed a $ 10 million suit Monday against producer Scott Rudin, director Jonathan Demme, TriStar Pictures and others connected with…
For the third consecutive year, January box office revenues roared into the new year with more than $ 400 million in the cash drawer. Estimates for the first month of the year are close to $ 420…
Built as a slapstick vehicle for Jim Carrey, "Ace Ventura, Pet Detective" may hit a few bumps when it veers outside the lanes of its core audience of under-20 s and aficionados of the "In Living…
Samuel Goldwyn Co. picked up the rights to produce and distribute "The Madness of George III," the acclaimed British play that looks at the brief bout of insanity of the king who lost the colonies.
Buz Kohan has been named a writer for the 66th Academy Awards show. Kohan, an Oscar writer eight times before, has received 28 Emmy nominations and won 13 times, including two for the 63rd and 64th…
A new pilot fire safety inspection program, currently being used on the set of CBS' "Diagnosis: Murder," may soon lead to lower location filming costs for the entire industry within the city of L.A.
Business in Los Angeles continued to shake off the effects of the earthquake last weekend, as indicated by a general upward trend on the exclusives roster. The Jan. 17 Northridge quake leveled B.O…
"Adventures of Brisco County, Jr." star Billy Drago has inked a two-pic pact with New Image Productions, sources said Monday.
Leonard Klady: Cinefile