The Backlot: I would be very uncomfortable if I were Peter Rice. A keenly intelligent and quietly ambitious man, Rice has headed Fox Searchlight for five years and has diligently (if fruitlessly)…
Fox Searchlight has gotten its eye on "The Hills Have Eyes," picking up the remake in turnaround from Dimension Films. Dimension put the project into turnaround recently. Searchlight VP Lawrence Grey…
More. Around the Fox Searchlight bungalows, it's the nastiest word you could utter these days. For the last year, the studio has operated heel-to-the-steel, even as close competitors imploded, and…
Fox Searchlight's "Sideways," a critical favorite for its nuanced blend of comedy and pathos, capped a solid Oscar campaign with a win for Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor for adapted screenplay.
Production on Jocelyn Moorhouse pic "Eucalyptus" -- in which her fellow Aussies Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman were to topline -- has been postponed indefinitely, Fox Searchlight announced Thursday…
After Fox Searchlight snapped up the indie breakouts "Garden State" and "Napoleon Dynamite" here last year, one question on every Sundancer's lips this time around is: Where in the world is Peter…
In a first for both companies, the Independent Film Channel has inked a multiyear output deal with specialty distrib Fox Searchlight.
After snapping many a bad guy's bones onscreen, Steven Seagal will next target the funny bone.
Todd Field has committed to direct "The Crowded Room" for Fox Searchlight and New Regency. It's the true story of a man who, after being arrested for rape, was diagnosed with a multiple personality…
Check out an online weblog, or blog, and you're likely to find an individual's musings on politics, art or failed relationships. But while blogs are largely known for individual expression, Hollywood…