Dignity Film Finance is driving toward a feature film version of “The God of Driving,” acquiring movie rights to the Amy Fine Collins novel. Dignity will fully finance and “Gray Matters” director…
God of Driving
Getting one phone call from Harvey Weinstein would be enough for many actors to commit to a role. But it took one phone call a week, for several weeks, to get martial arts star Donnie Yen to commit…
Meera Menon, who directed “Farah Goes Bang” from her own script, has been selected as the winner of the Tribeca Film Festival’s inaugural Nora Ephron Prize. The kudo was unveiled at the annual…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Rialto vet Kevin McCollum has jumped aboard as a producing partner of the behind-the-Broadway-scenes comedy Web series "Submissions Only," kicking in coin for its upcoming third season and hoping to…
Voltage Pictures is firing on all cylinders, with two films premiering in Sundance, one more bowing in Berlin, 11 movies in post-production and another two that started shooting in January.
Last December, when Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner launched a crusade against Hollywood's box office domination, she came armed with a carrot, not a stick.
Kim Waltrip and Jim Casey, who have producing credits on "Hit and Run," are developing Luanne Rice's family drama "Dream Country" through their Kim and Jim Prods. banner with plans to start shooting…
An unassuming, engaging take on the determined struggle of a blind woman to become a mother, Roberto Perez Toledo's debut is equally convincing as drama and as exploration of the emotional…
Much of the spring's pre-upfront sked chatter focused on whether CBS would expand its comedy presence on Thursday. But when the net ordered just two new comedies (along with four new dramas), it…
In a Feb. 3-5 weekend that saw much of northern Europe digging out from under snowstorms, Paramount's "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" collected $24.3 million, notching its third-straight…
The Intl. Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will bestow its Founders Award on TV host David Frost and Directorate Award on Markus Schaechter, topper at German pubcaster ZDF.