Franchise Classics will produce "The Green Dragon," written and to be directed by brothers Tony Bui and Timothy Linh Bui ("Three Seasons") and to star Forest Whitaker and Patrick Swayze.
In Oscar handicapping, everything you know is wrong. That became apparent Feb. 15 when the nominations were announced and immediately contradicted most observers' predictions. Even in a year with few…
Trimark Pictures is in negotiations to pick up North American rights to Gurinder Chadha's "What's Cooking," the family drama that opened the Sundance Film Festival last month.
Few concrete conclusions were reached Monday in the AFM's look at "The Future of Feature Film Financing."
"Seinfeld" producing alums Alec Berg, Jeff Schaffer and Dave Mandel have scored a high six- against seven-figure deal from Disney for "Aftermath," a feature pitch with a premise that seizes on the…
The American Cinema Foundation has awarded its E Pluribus Unum film honor to Universal's "October Sky."
While most attendees at this weekend's big location filming confab were singing "Oh, Canada" -- in several different keys -- several other territories pointed to major gains in 1999.
Japan's Gaga has jumped on the "Caravan" bandwagon. Gallic sales and production house President Films, which is handling the Oscar nominated pic, said Japanese buyers concluded a deal after Friday's…
The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection.
The Writers Guild of America has selected Eric Roth and Michael Mann as winners of this year's Paul Selvin Award for their script "The Insider."