Martin Scorsese, the patron saint of New York gangster flicks, has godfathered a new saga of guns, redemption and mob family values.
"The Mexican," which took a short siesta when David Fincher and Brad Pitt said adios, has again gained momentum. "Mouse Hunt" helmer Gore Verbinski is now at the helm, and DreamWorks is in talks to…
Will Smith and James Lassiter's Universal Pictures-based Overbrook Entertainment has secured the remake rights from Canal Plus Image to Jean-Jacques Beineix's 1981 thriller "Diva."
Disney has paid mid- against high-six figures for the screen rights to the unfinished romantic comic novel "The Secret Dream World of a Shopoholic" for Jerry Bruckheimer Films, with Bruckheimer set…
Over 80 movies will comprise the American Film Market's AFM Premiere Screenings, the unspoolings open to the public during the 20th annual AFM, to be held Feb. 23- March 1 at the Loews Santa Monica…
Following the success of the Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival's independent feature project market Cinemart, a sister event has been established to focus specifically on Asian films. The new market will…
FilmFour has tapped into the wealth of the German market by inking a major co-production and distribution deal with Berlin-based Senator Film.
HAL Films, the U.K. production venture headed by David Aukin, Colin Leventhal and Trea Hoving, is expected to announce later this week that it is splitting from Miramax Films.
Steven Spielberg has been named the 29th recipient of the Directors Guild of America lifetime achievement award and the first to be honored since the DGA removed D.W. Griffith's name from its highest…
French scribe Jean-Claude Carriere will receive the Writers Guild of America's Screen Laurel award, the first time a foreign-language scenarist will take the WGA's highest honor.