Trimark Pictures has acquired all North American rights to Wayne Wang's "Chinese Box," which screened at this year's Venice and Toronto film festivals.
Laurence Fishburne is going back to the future. The actor, who recently appeared in the space thriller "Event Horizon," is near a deal to star opposite Keanu Reeves in Warner Bros.' sci-fi pic…
Studio development execs and producers were buzzing Thursday about "Crisis in the Hot Zone" scribe Richard Preston's book "Cobra Event," which is drawing seven-figure bids from all over town.
On the heels of Chriss Williams' $10,000 directors prize Wednesday in the inaugural Gordon Parks Independent Film Awards, acquisitions execs were taking a serious look at his feature "Asbury Park,"…
"Singing in Color," a documentary by filmmaker Bruce Weinstein, will be screened Saturday at the Independent Feature Film Market in New York.
He will appear in Image Organization's thriller "The Landlady," in which Weitz stars with Jack Coleman and Talia Shire, and Unified Film's space-travel adventure "Velocity Trap" with Oliver Grunier.
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase 1 Prods. has optioned David O'Malley's pitch, "Heart of My Enemy."
In 1994, director Steven Spielberg, former Disney exec Jeffrey Katzenberg and music mogul David Geffen announced with fanfare befitting a coronation that they had a Dream. Three years, one hit TV…
Stuart Gottesman has been named to the new position of vice president for regional publicity and promotion for Paramount Pictures' motion pictures group.
Steve Zahn has inked to co-star in the George Clooney starrer "Out of Sight" under Stephen Soderbergh's helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Wednesday.
Summit Entertainment has tapped former Polygram Film Intl. sales exec Samantha Horley as VP international sales. She will be based in Summit's London office, reporting to senior VP David Garrett and…