Twentieth Century Fox has shelled out mid-six figures against high six figures for Aaron Drane's actioner spec "I Died a Thousand Times" for Arnold Kopelson to produce, sources said Thursday.
Seneca Falls Prods. co-founders Sarah Vogel and Kelley Forsyth are producing writer-director Nisha Ganatra's debut feature "Chutney Popcorn," which is currently lensing in Gotham.
"On my last film, 'The Ghost and the Darkness,' which we shot in South Africa, we built a gigantic tin shed for a soundstage and a storm came along and destroyed it bit by bit. I had dreadful weather…
Fox Family Films has acquired T.C. Smith's and Peter Spears' spec script "Plucked" in a low-six-figure to mid-six-figure deal.
"The bottom line is that most lots are used for television. When we went to make 'Devil's Advocate,' all the stages were taken up by 'Batman (& Robin).' In New York, Astoria was busy, all booked up."
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
Gregg Bello, fresh from a noteworthy performance in Hollywood Pictures' "G.I. Jane," will star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," set to begin shooting this month in Central Europe.
Principally a concert film with a slim fictional frame, "The LoveMaster" won't be fooling anyone about its true intent. Standup comic Craig Shoemaker vents for 80-odd minutes in a variety of guises…
"I long held the idea that if you work on a soundstage, it's impossible to make it look real. Then I started working with some great production designers. We made 'The Secret Garden' at Pinewood…
Australia's Beyond Films has nabbed worldwide rights, excluding Canada, to "Heart of the Sun," a romance set during the Great Depression and currently shooting in Edmonton, Alberta.
For only the second time in its 15-year existence, the Intl. Documentary Assn. has issued an Amicus Award, the org's highest honor --- and this one goes to Steven Spielberg.