David Alan Grier is trading comedy for drama. The actor — best known for his roles on “In Living Color” and “DAG” — has joined the cast of the indie drama “Sprinter.” The story follows Akeem, a…
Clouds of displaced sexuality hover over the flowing rivers, fertile fields, and little girls on big horses in tyro helmer Matt Sobel's Midwestern gothic tale.
Ryan Kavanuagh’s Relativity has formed 278 Films as a service distributor of independent films through the company’s national distribution platform. It said 278 Films is aimed at producers who are…
Adam Sandler may be returning to the dramatic scene as he is in talks to star in the indie drama “The Cobbler,” which Tom McCarthy is directing. Mary Jane Skalski is producing the feature. Plot…
Paris-based Indie Sales has boarded "Moomins on the Riviera," a toon feature based on the popular Finnish comicbooks. The comedy adventure feature marks the first bigscreen adaptation of the Moomins…
Hollywood's major studios are making fewer movies and focusing more and more on big-ticket tentpole franchises, giving the independent sector the clear-cut opportunity to expand. With the 38th…
In a pre-Toronto festival move, Richard Gere has signed to star in indie drama "Franny," re-teaming with "Arbitrage" producer Treehouse Pictures.
HONG KONG — "These Final Hours," an apocalyptic thriller by Zak Hilditch, has been acquired for a wide release by leading Australian distributor Roadshow Films. Although “Hours” is billed by…
The New York Times is hosting its first indie film festival on the Internet, streaming four titles on NYTimes.com for free during September, extending bicoastal relationship with Los Angeles-based…
IFC will air the kudos in the evening after they take place at their familiar tent on the beach in Santa Monica.
Illeana Douglas, Nadine Velazquez (“Flight”), Serinda Swan, John Heard and newcomer Grace Kaufman have joined the cast of indie drama “Sister” opposite Reid Scott (“Veep”) and Barbara Hershey…
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