Working Title Films has acquired feature remake rights to the Danish short "David's Book," for producers Keith Samples and Jim Burke.
Karen Croner, scribe of Universal Pictures' forthcoming drama "One True Thing," will adapt Joy Nicholson's coming-of-age novel "The Tribes of Palos Verdes" for management/production outfit Industry…
New York-based Palisades Pictures will distribute Eric Bross' "Ten Benny," skedded for release Oct. 23.
Seagal Nasso Prods. has partnered with Gotham real estate magnate and stage impresario Abe Hirschfeld to produce two films, both of which will go before the cameras in the next two months.
Samuel L. Jackson is set to venture into the "Deep Blue Sea," the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow sea-faring actioner that will reteam him with "The Long Kiss Goodnight" director Renny Harlin. Stellan…
Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton will likely collaborate for a third time on Paramount and Scott Rudin Prods.' romantic horror pic "Sleepy Hollow." Depp, who starred in Burton's "Edward…
Fine Line Features has snapped up all North American rights to Anthony Drazan's "Hurlyburly," which stars Sean Penn and Kevin Spacey.
Making her way to the big screen, Melissa Joan Hart, TV's "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," is in negotiations to star in "Next to You," a comedy directed by John Schultz for producer Amy Robinson.
Bruce Greenwood has been tapped to star opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Ashley Judd in Paramount Pictures' action thriller "Double Jeopardy."
Indie distribber Seventh Art Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to "The Vietnam Challenge," a documentary directed by producer/cinematographer Peter Gilbert ("Hoop Dreams").
While studios continue to shell out huge paydays to A-list thesps, moviegoers say that star power ranks relatively low among factors that attract them to the megaplex.