Fifteen writer-directors have been tapped to fine-tune their film projects at this year's Filmmakers and Screenwriters Labs at the Sundance Institute.
Lensing is set to kick off here April 13 on the femme-themed pic "Ladies Room," a Canadian-British co-production toplining John Malkovich, Greta Scacchi, Lorraine Bracco, German thesp Veronica Ferres…
October Films has acquired the U.S., Canada, U.K., Spain and Latin American rights to the period drama "Up at the Villa," in which Sean Penn has signed to star opposite Kristin Scott Thomas.
"King of the Hill" writers Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland have become the latest scribes from the hit animated series to add a live-action feature to their kingdom.
Indie film financier Michael Mendelsohn has paid low six figures against $1 million for the script "The White House: Secret Service" by Jonathan Brett.
Ashley Judd is in serious talks to star opposite Tommy Lee Jones in Paramount Pictures' action thriller "Double Jeopardy."
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned Dennis Cooley's spec script "Burn" for Jon Landau's Fox-based Blue Horizon production banner.
Screenwriting sibs Paul and Chris Weitz are set to make their helming debut on Universal's teen comedy "East Grand Rapids High."
Stanley Tucci has signed to play the role of Puck in the Michael Hoffman-directed "Midsummer Night's Dream" for Fox Searchlight.
Adam Bernstein's "Six Ways to Sunday" will open the third Gen Art Film Festival on April 29 at the Sony Lincoln Square Theater here. A Stratosphere Entertainment release, "Sunday" stars Norman Reedus…
Lara Flynn Boyle has joined the cast of the indie feature "Susan's Plan," which is being directed by John Landis. Pic, which was written by Landis, toplines Dan Aykroyd and Nastassja Kinski.