After being stalled for more than a year, the Playa Vista development where DreamWorks hopes to build its permanent home appears to be on track after securing new financing.
Looking to extend its Ralph Fiennes period franchise after "The English Patient," Miramax Films is in advanced negotiations to take over the financing of the $14 million Fiennes vehicle "Onegin" from…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment has expanded its international distribution network by buying Switzerland's largest indie distrib, Monopole Pathe Films.
Columbia Pictures and Henson Pictures, taking exactly 11 minutes to make their decision, have inked fledgling helmer Robert Luketic to direct their updated remake of "The Trouble With Angels" for…
Single-monikered recording artist Jewel is in advanced negotiations to make her feature film debut as the female lead in Ang Lee's "To Live On" for 20th Century Fox and Good Machine.
Polygram has a brightly packaged family entertainment in the neatly titled "Paws," an enjoyable doggy film that stands a good chance of holding its own against heavyweight competition for the young…
Pacific Theatres could be the first circuit to crack Mann Theatres' longtime lock on Westwood Village. Developer Ira Smedra is expected to announce Tuesday a deal with Pacific to operate a 3,400-seat…
Wittier and more deftly constructed than "Love Jones," though not as technically polished, the screwball comedy "Hav Plenty" chronicles the fables and foibles of a set of educated and sophisticated…
Beijing Film Studio has signed a cooperation deal worth 20 million yuan ($2.5 million) with the Nande Group to produce three feature films and 60 episodes of TV programming.
Javier Bardem has been cast to play the lead in "The Dancer Upstairs," John Malkovich's directorial debut, which starts shooting in December.
Warner Bros. and Nora Ephron are near deals with her "Sleepless in Seattle" stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan for "You Have Mail," an update of the 1939 Ernst Lubitsch comedy "Shop Around the Corner." The…