After a year of developing the project, Gus Van Sant has bowed out as the director of Warner Bros.' planned Harvey Milk biopic "The Mayor of Castro Street" due to creative differences over the script.
Comedy kingpin David Zucker is handing the directing reins on "The Naked Gun The Final Insult" to Peter Segal.
Talking-dog movies seem to be in vogue.
In Thursday's story on Erik and Gregory Hansen's $ 500,000 sale of their story pitch to Universal, their names also should have been included as the screenwriters of "Heart and Souls."
Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren -- together again on the big screen. Miramax Films and director Martin Scorsese announced yesterday that they plan to team on the theatrical rerelease of director…
Roseanne and Tom Arnold, striking a more conciliatory pose, issued a statement Thursday saying their William Morris Agency reps remain in discussions with ABC "and we are hopeful everything will be…
Los Angeles city officials Thursday said that there has been no change in film permitting policies related to the potential threat of riots following the Rodney King verdicts. City officials said no…
British director Paul Weiland, who has been signed to helm "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold," as reported Tuesday, made his feature debut on Columbia's 1987 Bill Cosby starrer "Leonard…
In another sign that the market for spec scripts and pitches is heating up, Universal Pictures has shelled out $ 500,000 for Erik and Gregory Hansen's untitled comedy-action story about a bodyguard…
Islet Inc. confirmed Wednesday that it has given $ 120,000 in completion financing to the independent comedy "My Life's In Turnaround," which marks the feature film debut of co-directors Eric…
Adeadpan comedy/film noir, "Spare Me" has its share of fresh angles, but in attempting to muscle in on the suburban mystique terrain of indie exponents like Hal Hartley, it's knowing to the point of…