Producer Andrew Lazar has sold a comedy pitch by "Larry Sanders Show" scribe Adam Resnick to Paramount Pictures for $325,000 against $650,000.
Subscribing to the theory that more is more, Eric Clapton kicked off the first of two sold-out concerts at Chicago's United Center with a 20-piece orchestra, six-piece band and three backup singers…
Leonardo DiCaprio may have been snubbed by the Oscars in the best actor category, but he was not forgotten by the audience of MTV, which nominated the "Titanic" heartthrob for best male performance…
MGM has closed a deal with Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Jeff Davidson for their pitch "Smash Cut," about the origins of the musicvideo industry in the 1980s.
Miramax Films has acquired North American theatrical rights to Maya Angelou's "Down in the Delta" from Showtime Networks Inc.
Stretching the dollar Hollywood-style may be a new avocation for first-time filmmakers Sam Sokolow and Rob Lobl. The pair used every contact they could muster to cast Teri Garr, Al Franken, Bob…
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Spanish Prisoner" captured the No. 1 spot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend.
Julia Roberts is in preliminary talks to star in "Erin Brockovich" for Universal Pictures and Jersey Films, the U-based production company that Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher run along with Danny…
Newcomer Liz Stauber has signed to co-star in Dimension Films' schoolhouse thriller "Killing Mrs. Tingle," which begins shooting in May.
The all-conquering "Titanic" was high on filmgoers' want-to-see list during the Easter break, resulting in another bountiful frame -- $30.1 million from 5,840 screens in 57 territories -- and its…
Actress Nia Long, who appeared in "Soul Food," "Love Jones" and "Made in America," has landed a starring role opposite Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne in MGM's "Toby's Story," set to start…