Perry Katz Prods. and Imagine Entertainment have set up an original pitch by Joanne Waters (currently writing "The Bridge" for Paul Schiff at Fox). The price was undisclosed.
Mel Gibson and Palme d'Or-winning director Chen Kaige ("Farewell, My Concubine") have met about a possible collaboration on "A Tale of Two Cities."
Joe Eszterhas took out an ad in both Hollywood papers Wednesday, asking the wannabes of the music world to send in original, self-produced cassettes of their work for possible use in his "An Alan…
Oliver Parker, who last directed "Othello" from his own adaptation, has been set to helm Interscope's and Spelling Films' "Imagining Argentina," sources said.
Kayo Hatta, who helmed the Miramax release "Picture Bride," has signed to direct the action thriller "Shadow Puppets" for Chrome Dragon Films.
Norsk Film's psychological thriller "Insomnia," the Stellan Skarsgard starrer that received critical acclaim in Cannes, will make its U.S. premiere at the second annual Nantucket Film Festival, which…
Two of France's entertainment heavyweights, pay TV giant Canal Plus and Pathe, have teamed to establish a European film distribution network. It's the latest step by both groups to establish a…
Cameron Crowe, who wrote, produced and directed TriStar Pictures' $150 million-plus box office hit "Jerry Maguire," has signed a three-year, first-look deal with DreamWorks.
Unapix Films has acquired North American video and TV rights to “Good Luck,” starring Gregory Hines, Vincent D’Onofrio, James Earl Jones and Max Gail. The film, which was released theatrically in 106…
Mike Medavoy, industry veteran and currently chairman of Phoenix Pictures, will be given the UCLA Alumni Assn. Professional Achievement Award at a ceremony May 31 on the school's campus in the UCLA…