IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to family drama “Hateship Loveship,” starring Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Nolte, Christine Lahti, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Sami Gayle. The deal…
Liza Johnson makes fine, steady progress with this delicate and absorbing character study starring Kristen Wiig.
Paul Bettany has cast his wife, Jennifer Connelly, and “Hurt Locker's” Anthony Mackie in his directing debut, indie feature “Shelter.” Daniel Wagner of BiFrost Pictures is financing and producing…
Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Co. have gone to the mat over “The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as the African-American servant who worked in the White House during eight presidencies. The…
J.C. Chandor avoids the sophomore slump with an impressively spare, nearly dialogue-free stranded-at-sea drama starring a superb Robert Redford.
Veteran indie producers Cassian Elwes and Robert Ogden Barnum have announced new financing shingle e2b Capital. Duo will serve as co-heads of the Los Angeles-based company, which is already at work…
The 66th Locarno Film Festival will honor Werner Herzog with its Pardo d'Onore Swisscom award dedicated to contempo cinema masters, the first laurel announced by new artistic topper Carlo Chatrian…
IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Kat Coiro's romantic comedy “A Case of You,” starring Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood, from Lagniappe Films. Deal was announced during the first day of Cannes…
Octavia Spencer has joined Kevin Costner in Mike Binder's indie drama "Black and White."
Focus Fatures has acquired U.S. and Latin American rights to Jean-Marc Vallee's indie drama “Dallas Buyers Club,” starring Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner. Focus plans to release…