With "Double Whammy," a slight but agreeable comedy about a disgraced cop's journey of redemption, Tom DiCillo bounces back to some degree from his resoundingly flat last feature, "The Real Blonde."…
Markets & Festivals
The international TV biz is abuzz with the news that NBC is getting out of the foreign distribution business by sealing a deal with MGM to represent its product overseas. The deal is likely to be…
Gaylord Films will finance and produce Rob Ritger's comedy "American Mullet," with company prexy Hunt Lowry and head of production Casey La Scala on board to produce.
Producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa ("Election") are carving out a book niche for themselves, grabbing the rights to Scott Phillips' "Ice Harvest," Myla Goldberg's "Bee Season" and "Election"…
As the nets put the finishing touches on their drama development, Fox has decided to make the trip to "Pasadena," while CBS has enlisted in the World War II drama "Sam's Circus."
Audiences looking for something fresh and different, not to mention a head trip, will find it in "Waking Life," an appealing new work from Richard Linklater. Pic possesses a sort of floating…
Universal-backed Hypnotic.com picked up worldwide distribution rights to two short films at the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday.
A potentially revealing exploration of a girl's fascination with what her adventurous older sister did in Europe comes off as a woefully tame affair in "The Invisible Circus." Maddeningly lacking in…
IFC Films has acquired all North American distribution rights to Belgian director Pierre-Paul Renders' comedy "Thomas in Love" from Fortissimo Films. A July release is planned.
FROM SUNDANCENew Regency Films is in final negotiations to acquire domestic rights to the big-budget Intermedia/IMF production "K-19: The Widowmaker," starring Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson.
Discovery is creating a digital animation and visual effects facility called Meteor Studios in a joint venture with Evergreen Films, a leader in digital photography, animation and special effects.