Sarah Michelle Gellar, star of the cult WB series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," is in final talks to join the cast of "Scream II," which Wes Craven is helming for Miramax Films' genre label, Dimension…
Among the filmmakers who emerged from France's New Wave, Agnes Varda demonstrated a singular vision only partially related to her gender.
Michelle Pfeiffer and Kate Guinzberg of Via Rosa Prods. have hired Marlene King to script a movie for Touchstone based on the Rosewood Community Education Center, the South-Central L.A. facility in…
When Gene Reynolds was starting out as a director, he routinely went to the Directors Guild of America, where he found the likes of John Ford, Josef Von Sternberg and George Stevens hanging out in…
Former Canal Plus international sales exec Andrew Milner has been tapped to succeed William Moraskie as president of Capella Intl. in a move confirmed by Capella Films president Andreas Lindstroem.
Mario Kassar's MK Prods. has acquired Lance Hill's spec script "The Way It Ends" in a mid-six-figure against $1 million preemptive bid.
Scheduled for privatization this year, Mosfilm studios --- the now cash-strapped flagship of the Russian film industry --- is considering potential investors after an initial approach from the…
Sylvester Stallone, onscreen this summer in "Cop Land," is close to inking a deal that would reunite him with director Renny Harlin on New Line Cinema's "Frequency," sources said Thursday.
Fox Searchlight has inked a deal with acclaimed Brit playwright Harold Pinter to adapt Isak Dinesen's short story "The Dreaming Child" for Julia Ormond to produce and possibly to star.
Life and Stuff (Fri. (6), 8:30-9 p.m., CBS) Taped in Culver City by Somers/Teitelbaum/David and Perrgood Prods. in association with TriStar Television. Executive producers, Mark Teitelbaum, Lee…
Todd Baker, former director of development at NDG Prods. (John Woo's "Once a Thief"), has formed a new production company, Cineaste Entertainment.