Independent producer Nick Wechsler ("North Country") has launched development of Bruce Bauman's debut novel "And the Word Was" with Volume One's Gena Resnick and Dean Levitt.
James Bond fended off a horde of penguins at the international box office as "Casino Royale" won its fourth straight weekend with $36.2 million at 7,730 playdates in 63 markets.
Call it the "Crash" effect. Due in part to the surprise success of "Crash" and its multilayered casting, ensemble-style films are showing plenty of traction during this awards season. There's a wide…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has awarded its top 2006 feature award to "Iraq in Fragments." The IDA unveiled its selection of James Longley's doc Friday night at the DGA Theater in Hollywood.
In addition to his cinematic heroics, James Bond has saved the 2006 international box office in the final few weeks of the year. With most rivals opting for limited releases in recent weeks, Sony's…
Hollywood actors will begin receiving upbeat news next week about their health plan -- a marked contrast from the negative developments of recent years.
Wolfe Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to German drama "Four Minutes" and plans a theatrical release next spring.
British-Chinese production "Cut Sleeve Boys," directed by Ray Yeung, has won the best feature award at Outfest's 4th Annual Fusion Festival in Los Angeles.
Maverick Films and Article 19 Films will co-finance and produce "The Great Pretender," starring Filippo Bozotti ("Marie Antoinette," "The Sopranos") as a penniless European playboy.
Online network site Withoutabox.com has formed a partnership with Filmfestivals.com aimed at fest professionals. The companies said the alliance would allow them to offer marketing services and…
The Sundance Film Festival has added a pair of out-of-competition pics, bringing the total number of feature films in the fest to 125.