The Hawaii Intl. Film Festival, running Nov. 7-20, will feature 100 films from nearly every country in the Pacific Rim and Asia, including China, Japan, India, Korea, the Philippines, Thailand…
Phillip Noyce is attached to direct the high-tech geopolitical thriller "Blast Off" for Polygram/Interscope Films. It's the first project the director will develop under his two-year first-look deal…
Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" returned to the top of the exclusives roster after New Line's "Boogie Nights" went wide.
Tommy Smothers, who has been performing on TV and onstage with his brother Dick in a partnership that has lasted nearly 40 years, has purchased the film and publishing rights to a sprawling epic poem…
While the French may traditionally have sniffed at all things English, Brit pics "The Full Monty" and "Bean" have put in excellent turns in a busy French frame against the might of UIP's "The Lost…
TriStar Pictures has taken a swing at scribes Christopher Reed and Cynthia Carle's comic pitch "Hot" for low six figures against mid-six figures, the studio confirmed Monday.
Writer-director John Sayles and entertainment attorney John Sloss have ended their 11-year professional relationship.
Offering a taste of things to come in digital animation, Warner Bros. Online has pacted with Togglethis, a Gotham-based Internet technology outfit, to create and deliver to the Internet animated…
Universal Pictures has picked up scribe/thesp team Art Brown and Tracy Fraim's comic pitch "Disorderly Conduct" for $225,000 against $500,000, sources said.
Pandora, the Paris-based finance and sales company which hit payday with Scott Hicks' $5 million "Shine" and Jan Sverak's Oscar-winning "Kolya," has still to resolve the question of a shareholder…
Looking to boost its service profile, MovieFone plans to begin a new reserved seating pilot program in New York later this month.