Warner Bros. has hired Takashi Bufford ("Booty Call") to script a comedy with the working title "Black to the Future," about two gangsta rappers who travel back through time, visiting significant…
Alec Baldwin is set to star in the indie crime drama "Thick as Thieves" for Dream Rock, the new production and foreign sales company founded by Moonstone Entertainment topper Etchie Stroh.
Helen Hunt, whose performance in "As Good As It Gets" won her a Golden Globe as well as an Oscar nomination for best actress, has been named 1998 ShoWest Actress of the Year. She will receive the…
Steven Spielberg's "Amistad" -- in which the government is the bad guy -- will be getting some help from American embassies in showing the film abroad.
TriStar Pictures has tapped Devon Sawa to star in and Rodman Flender to direct the horror comedy "Idle Hands," which will begin shooting in April and is slated for release next year.
Lucinda Jenney has signed on for Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic," joining a cast that includes Aidan Quinn, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest.
Warner Bros. has purchased a thriller pitch from unproduced scribe Carter Blanchard, for a low against mid-six figure pricetag, sources said.
TV actors Michelle Williams ("Dawson Creek"), Joseph Gordon Levitt ("3rd Rock From the Sun") and Josh Hartnett ("Cracker") will join Jamie Lee Curtis and Charles S. Dutton in Dimension Films'…
Italy has given final approval for plans to open up the funding of the Venice Film Festival to the private sector.
Martin Scorsese has agreed to executive produce "Brides," the next project by Greek director Pantelis Voulgaris.
A fusion of "The Crow" and Kafka, "Dark City" trades in such weighty themes as memory, thought control, human will and the altering of reality, but is engaging mostly in the degree to which it…