Oscar winner Helen Mirren is leaving behind the royals for Disney's action-adventure sequel "National Treasure: The Book of Secrets," now filming.
Elizabeth Banks is hitched to the pitch for "What About Barb." Banks will star in and produce the Universal romantic comedy, about a socialite who must allow her uncouth cousin to be maid of honor so…
Harvey and Bob Weinstein are moving their chick lit adaptation "The Nanny Diaries" to Sept. 7 from its planned opening next month.
MTV Films has bought Melissa Stack's comedy spec script "I Want to ___ Your Sister" and set it up with Escape Artists to produce.
Jennifer Hudson may have found her next acting gig, playing the daughter of fellow Oscar winner Forest Whitaker in "Winged Creatures." Robert Salerno is producing the pic through his Unruly Films…
UTA has drafted longtime lit manager Kassie Evashevski to become an agent in its Motion Picture Lit department. Evashevski had been at Brillstein-Grey since 1997, where she managed authors and…
Novelist and screenwriter David Freeman is this year's winner in the Tribeca Film Institute and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Screenplay Development Program, the orgs announced Wednesday.
The inaugural GI Film Festival, a three-day festival celebrating film and the military, will kick off Memorial Day weekend and honor thesp Gary Sinise. Held at the Ronald Reagan Intl. Trade Center in…
Russian theater and film actor Mikhail Ulyanov died in Moscow March 26 after a long illness. He was 79.
While likely to irk those on either extreme -- expats and conservatives who equate Castro with Hitler (as one does here), or those who consider Cuba the embattled last socialist utopia -- "Shoot…
Despite the awkwardly translated title, "Courthouse on the Horseback" is a genuine charmer that provides a glimpse of life in some of mainland China's least accessible rural hamlets. Protags are a…
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