The Toronto Intl. Film Festival Group has ambitious plans to make its new C$120 million home, dubbed Festival Center, a world-class draw for film enthusiasts year-round, Group director Piers Handling…
Markets & Festivals
Ticket sales bode well for the 16th Singapore Intl. Film Festival (SIFF) to be held April 17-May 3. But the mystery pneumonia SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) plaguing the region has already…
War -- what is it good for? Songwriting, evidently. Barely two weeks old, the conflict in Iraq has already produced nearly as many musical viewpoints -- both pro and con -- as the entire Vietnam War.
Paul Verhoeven is negotiating to direct "Solace" for New Line Cinema. Written by Ted Griffin ("Ocean's Eleven") and "The Core" producer Sean Bailey, "Solace" centers on a psychic detective tracking a…
"American Dreams" creator Jonathan Prince has sealed a two-year, seven-figure deal with Warner Bros. Television to develop new projects and bring in young talent to the studio.
Columbia Pictures is bringing out the big guns to adapt two books by author Chris Van Allsburg.
DEJ Prods., Blockbuster's film acquisition/distribution shingle, is charging into bigscreen territory for the first time with the drama "Home Room."
Castle Rock has acquired rights to turn the Anthony Shaffer play "Sleuth" into a screen vehicle for Jude Law.