The summer's first $100 million-plus "event picture," 20th Century Fox's "Speed 2," got off to a slower- than-hoped-for $16.2 million launch over the weekend.
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Paramount-based Phase One Prods. has optioned "Jaws" scribe Carl Gottlieb's thriller pitch "Wolf and Blood" in a deal that could net Gottlieb a mid-six-figure pricetag.
Director Penny Marshall has agreed to develop "Saving Grace" with an eye toward directing the film at Universal. Marshall's Parkway Prods. will team in a co-production with Verna Harrah's Middle Fork…
Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas is making his debut as a director with "All the Little Animals," a $6 million contemporary thriller which started shooting Monday.
Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter will take off in the BBC Films/Distant Horizon production of "The Theory of Flight."
Playwright Benjie Aerenson scrambles the plotlines and styles of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" with David Mamet's "American Buffalo" for a breezy new seriocomedy, "When Cuba Opens Up." The tale of…
The first half of "Fairy Tales," the long-running Chicago musical revue now making its Off Broadway debut, is a celebration of gay life and love in the 1990 s featuring lighthearted numbers about…
Stephen Baldwin has been replaced on the set of Nicholas Hytner's and 20th Century Fox's "Object of My Affection" after only one day of work. Baldwin was to portray civil liberties attorney Vince…
Nearly 30 years after its premiere in England, and 25 years after the movie everybody remembers with such affection, "The Ruling Class," Peter Barnes farcical melodrama, is finally getting its East…
I've been in prison longer than Johnny Cash," exclaims the hero of this quixotic combination road movie, prison picture, country music celebration and all-around charmer of a film, the third from…