ROME – Cinecittà Studios paid homage to Federico Fellini on Friday with a commemorative plaque placed by Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino outside the Studio 5 soundstage where the maestro made many of his…
FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the upcoming “Christ the Lord” movie with plans for a release in March, 2015. The project, first announced in late 2011, is based on Anne Rice's…
Although it boasts no Palme d'Or contenders, Russia, one of Eastern Europe's fastest-rising film industries, is out in force in Cannes. Russia launched the sixth edition of its Pavilion at the mart…
Newly launched Primeridian Entertainment has hired Cyrus Nowrasteh to write and direct a feature film based on the life of Soviet dissident and author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Primeridian's Arcadiy…
Chris Columbus and his 1492 Pictures banner have signed a five-year deal with Michael Witherill's Rise Entertainment under which Rise will develop and finance 1492's upcoming slate.
After helping bring Harry Potter and Kevin McCallister to life, Chris Columbus is looking to put another famous kid up on the big screen: Jesus Christ.
In "Blocking 'The Path to 9/11'" -- the latest in a string of conservative documentaries still irritated by Michael Moore's success -- former talkradio host John Ziegler seizes on a legitimate point…
Plays for much of its running time like a dime-store version of Arthur Miller, only to conclude in a wrenching, extraordinarily brutal sequence that is as upsetting as it is moving.
The Toronto Film Festival has slotted 19 more films in its Discovery section.
Perhaps unavoidably, ABC's "The Path to 9/11" plays like a compendium of movies and documentaries surrounding that fateful day -- a pinch of "United 93" here, a dollop of "World Trade Center" there.
The nation's first Public Enemy No. 1, "The Saint" and nuclear disaster are among subjects Craig Anderson Prods. is tackling on its latest small-screen development slate.