Twentieth Century Fox is attempting to raise from the archives Robert Aldrich's 1965 survival thriller "The Flight of the Phoenix." Tom Rothman's Fox film division has struck a deal to develop a…
Warner Bros. picked up the spec "The Road Home" from Houston playwright Tom Vaughan for an undisclosed sum. Matthew McConaughey and his partner Gus Gustawes are expected to produce the property…
Mike Leigh, Walter Bernstein and Horton Foote on Wednesday won the top Humanitas Prizes, which honors writers for effectively communicating human values in their scripts.
Marking his first foray into film tunes, Michael Mills --- bassist for alternative rockers R.E.M. --- has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to compose the score for Fox 2000's upcoming pic "A Cool…
Helmer Graham Baker ("Omen III: The Final Conflict," "Alien Nation") will tackle Threshold Entertainment's "Beowulf," the sci-fi actioner starring Christopher Lambert, Threshold topper Larry Kasanoff…
After three prolific but unprofitable years in the feature film business, Rysher Entertainment is calling it quits.
An 8-1/2-year legal battle between Sony Pictures Entertainment and the producer of the feature pic "Return From the River Kwai" is due to go to trial in New York federal court Monday.
Touchstone Pictures has made a deal to do an English-language remake of the German B.O. hit "14 Tage Lebenslanglich," (14 Days to Life).
Deadline for entries for the third annual Temecula Valley Intl. Film Festival is July 31. Info: (909) 699-6267. * * * Jean Kasem has been named president of Little Miss Liberty Entertainment…
Legit director Mike Ockrent has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Warner Bros. to direct feature musicals, execs said Tuesday. The British-born helmer does not have a specific project in the…