Scott Hettrick: Picture Windows
Phoenix Pictures is developing a thriller based on the infamous exploits of the Zodiac killer that reteams the shingle with Jamie Vanderbilt, screenwriter of the upcoming "Basic."
Universal reversed field Tuesday, announcing just a week before the DVD release of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that the original 1982 theatrical version will also be included on the lower-priced…
Tempted by the prospect of Angelina Jolie howling at the moon, Warner Bros. has optioned the Kelley Armstrong novel "Bitten," with Jolie attached and Industry Entertainment producing under its new…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has scheduled the video/DVD release of M. Night Shyamalan's "Signs" for Jan. 7.
The 17th annual Fort Lauderdale Int'l Film Festival will unspool from Oct 18-Nov 24, featuring over 100 pics. Fest opens with the U.S. preem of Gallic helmer Artus de Penguern's comedy "Gregorie…
While zealots have been touting video on demand for two decades, online DVD rental firm Netflix has found success delivering movies via a very old system: the U.S. post office. And one big…
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
Mark Mower's Moshag Prods. and Kathleen Haase's Base-12 Prods. have optioned John Culton's script "Fremantle."
The campaign to persuade the Australian government to extend the tax rebate for feature films lensed Down Under to big-budget TV productions has hit a snag at a time when TV projects from the U.S…