Echo Lake ("Water") will produce indie thriller "Standoff," written by Adam Alleca, who makes his directorial debut. Story revolves around a troubled war veteran who must pull himself together to…
As it continues to expand its online video venture, Google is teaming with Universal for the first integrated movie promotion on its site. Search giant will create a separate page on Google Video…
New Line has won the bidding for domestic distribution rights to Michel Gondry's comedy "Be Kind Rewind," to star Jack Black. Shooting begins in late September. Negative pickup deal was brokered by…
"The Water Horse" is in and "Narnia" is out for December 2007. Citing extra time needed for production, Disney has delayed "Prince Caspian," the follow-up to December's hugely successful "The…
Parker Posey, Gena Rowlands, Jeanne Moreau and Drea de Matteo will topline helmer Zoe Cassavetes' debut "Broken English" for HDNet Films.
Here! Films has acquired worldwide rights to romantic comedy "The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green," directed by George Bamber, and will begin distribution via Regent Releasing on June 16.
"The World's Fastest Indian" is no sprinter, but over the long distance the Kiwi-hatched drama is showing considerable stamina Down Under. The Roger Donaldson-helmed film, based on the true story of…
NBC Universal's specialty film arm Focus Features is jumping into the animation game, picking up world rights to the stop-motion pic "Coraline" from Laika Entertainment, the Oregon-based toon house…
Maradona worship is the theme of hot Argentinian helmer Carlos Sorin's "El Camino de San Diego," on TF1 Intl.'s lineup along with fellow Argentinian Damian Szifron's B.O. hit "On Probation."
Problems continue to loom for "Summer Palace," the Chinese film skedded to play in competition Thursday in Cannes. Pic, an erotic love-hate story set against the backdrop of the Tiananmen Square…
After the WWI-set "Merry Christmas," nominated for a foreign-language film Oscar, Gallic helmer Christian Carion will tackle more recent history in the Reagan-era spy tale "Bonjour Farewell."