A dearth of major U.S. studio fare, a surfeit of Asian pics, plus many of the usual suspects and plenty of long, long movies are the principal markers of this year's Cannes Film Festival, whose 53rd…
After eight years with Paramount Pictures-based Scott Rudin Prods., company prexy Adam Schroeder is ankling the company.
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Meg Ryan is in talks with Paramount's Mandalay Pictures to topline "Beyond Borders."
After a two-year stint as co-producer of the Miramax/Touchstone animated series "Clerks," John M. Bush has once again dropped anchor at animation house Film Roman.
Landing its first major studio partner, Netcaster SightSound.com has inked a deal with Miramax Films to make 12 of the indie's pics available for pay-per-view over the Web before the end of the year.
German actor Til Schweiger has landed two roles: a co-starring part in Franchise Pictures' Sylvester Stallone starrer "Champs," to be directed by Renny Harlin, and a co-starring role in indie pic…
Turner Classic Movies has scheduled a documentary on the women directors, writers and producers of the early days of Hollywood. Docu "Without Lying Down" will be part of an August festival of movies…
Destination Films is in final negotiations to sign "Final Destination" star Devon Sawa for its pic "Slackers." The indie shingle is also in talks with Jason Schwartzman ("Rushmore") to co-star in the…
At Yamashiro restaurant overlooking Hollywood, the sixth annual Los Angeles Independent Film Festival feted the dramatic film "What Happened to Tully" on Tuesday morning plus the docs "Keep the River…