Jesse James, who became the most famous auto mechanic in the U.S. with the hit Discovery Channel series "Monster Garage," which ran 2002-06, has signed an exclusive two-year deal with Viacom's Spike…
USA Network is lighting up a TV version of "Thank You for Smoking."
New Line has hired Laeta Kalogridis ("Bionic Woman") to sink her teeth into a major overhaul of its "Darksiders" vampire tale.
With October already bursting at the seams with film festivals in Pusan, London, Rome, Antalya and Tokyo, the addition of another fest might normally have elicited a groan.
Much has been written about the mysterious cultural enigma that is Ang Lee. Here's a filmmaker as fascinated by the mechanics of kung fu wirework as he is by the emotional subtleties of Jane Austen…
Tony Leung Chiu-wai has been on an unusually cruel streak of late. Having played a ruthless lady-killer in Wong Kar Wai's "2046," the Hong Kong superstar with the iconic eyebrows gets even nastier in…
For two gweilos (Westerners) in the Asian film industry, Wouter Barendrecht and Michael J. Werner have come a very long way. But then Barendrecht has been known to describe himself as an egg: white…
The first thing that people like to report about Bill Kong is how shy and unassuming he is. Next they say how powerful and successful he is. Unusually, both are true.