New Line Cinema has purchased tyro scribe Andrew Gurland's spec script "Cheaters" for a mid to high six- figure sum.
Adding considerable beef to the debut slate of his newly established solo banner, KeyFilms, Italian distrib Kermit Smith has announced a handful of prime acquisitions, including two titles from…
Touchstone Pictures is planning to mount a loose remake of the 1953 Gary Cooper/Burt Lancaster Western "Vera Cruz," entitled "Count Three and Pray."
Shaw Brothers has revealed that it will invest HK$140 million ($18 million) in a joint venture to build a film studio in the Tseung Kwan O section of the city.
Thirty-three feature films and docus -- most in their N.Y. premieres -- will screen at the 10th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival Friday through June 24 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre.
International award winners, a global summit, an expanded program of outdoor screenings and retrospectives will highlight the 17th L.A. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival running July 8-19.
Presented to spotlight the work of today's graduate screenwriting students, the UCLA Screenwriters' Showcase will also pay homage Monday to Hollywood's blacklisted scripters.
Collaring his first starring role in a major studio feature since leaving "NYPD Blue," Jimmy Smits is near a deal to join Kim Basinger in Paramount's supernatural thriller "Bless the Child."
Slamdunk Films, an offshoot of Park City, Utah's, Slamdunk Film Festival, has set up a first-look deal with Cooper/Hellman Entertainment, the production firm headed by L.A. producer Barry Cooper and…
Fox 2000 made a preemptive buy of the Lisa Schrager pitch "Sugar Mommy," a comedy that sold for mid against high-six figures.