John Sayles has been hired by Universal to adapt "A Cold Case," a New Yorker crime story that is being developed as a possible starring vehicle for Tom Hanks.
Laemmle's Playhouse 7 cinema in Pasadena will play host to the second annual Method Fest Independent Film Festival, a showcase for features and shorts emphasizing the actors' performances slated for…
"The 13th Warrior," "The West Wing" and "Suddenly Susan" won top honors Wednesday at the 15th annual Imagen Foun-dation Awards for positive portrayals of Hispanics and Hispanic culture by the…
The Film Council, the U.K.'s new strategic film body, has awarded £6.5 million ($10 million) in transitional funding to four production bodies, covering the six-month period while they are being…
Although a script for a planned sequel to “Stuart Little” is not yet complete, Columbia Pictures is trying to nail down Rob Minkoff to reprise his directing duties. The problem is that the success of…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America on Tuesday struck the second blow in its effort to get a purveyor of the DeCSS utility to cease and desist.
The California Film Commission has unveiled its CinemaScout Web site with images from more than 5,000 locations to help retain production in the state.
Sony Pictures Family Entertainment and producer Denise Di Novi are planning to remake the 1966 Ida Lupino pic "The Trouble With Angels" at Sony.
Visual effects company Cinesite has ramped up operations, tapping Daniel Rosen chief technology officer and Pat Repola VP of the company's digital imaging division.
Five years after winning the Golden Lion at Venice for his first film "Before the Rain," maverick helmer Milcho Manchevski is back behind the camera with his second movie "Dust."
Canuck comedy festival Just for Laughs is calling for submissions to its 18th annual showcase, set to unspool July 13-23 in Montreal.