Jim Henson Pictures has optioned Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel "Neverwhere" with blurb helmer Jesse Dylan directing and Denise DiNovi producing, the company announced Thursday.
Mira Sorvino has reached an agreement with Montreal-based Filmline Intl. to co-star in "Free Money," the Marlon Brando starrer that begins lensing Monday in Montreal.
Like the finale in a dazzling if somewhat uneven fireworks display, the 1997 summer movie season is going out with a bang: Ten wide releases will burst onto screens in the season's final two weekends.
To coincide with the opening of the 54th Venice Intl. Film Festival on Wednesday, Italian producers association ANICA will launch a new Internet site containing a comprehensive reference to Italian…
Thesp Kevin Gage has signed on to topline "Rune," a gruesome thriller from Shooting Gallery, the Gotham indie production company confirmed Thursday.
Igniting a project that has been in development for several years, "Con Air" scripter Scott Rosenberg has been brought on to pen a full rewrite of Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment's…
Horrormeister George Romero is attached to direct "Chain Letter," now in development at Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase 1 Prods.
Warner Bros. has inked a deal with "Devil's Advocate" scribe Jonathan Lemkin to pen the sequel to the studio's 1996 blockbuster, "Twister."
Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's first story, the 1944 "Pippi Longstocking," has inspired three generations of prepubescent girls with its focus on a strong, independent, irreverent 9-year-old, a…
Leonard Stern and his Tallfellow Prods. production shingle have acquired "Fortunately, I Was There," a pitch from ad man Bob Lovka.
Anjelica Huston has been cast as the evil stepmother in Fox Family Films' update of "Cinderella," which features Drew Barrymore in the title role.
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