The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced six recipients of its 2005 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
U.S. banner MonteCristo Entertainment, Japan's Amuse Aica and Scandinavia's Noble Entertainment will produce a Japanese pic based on horror writer Kei Ohishi's new novel "Apartment 1303 -- Some…
TriStar Pictures has snapped up North American and all other English-language rights to comedy "Wedding Daze," a co-production of Media 8 Entertainment and Handprint Entertainment.
Neil Jordan will direct Scarlett Johansson and Colin Farrell in "Borgia," a long-gestating drama about the internal struggles of the most powerful family in 15th century Rome. The film will be…
Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group purchased international rights on Revolution Studios' sci-fi actioner "Next." King will have producer credit on the picture, along with Nicolas Cage, Norm…
Will Arnett will topline New Line's "We're the Millers," a comedy about a marijuana dealer trying to get out of the business after making one last score by smuggling 1,400 pounds of pot from Mexico.
"Crash" casting directors Sarah Halley Finn and Randi Hiller earned kudos in the dramatic feature film category at the Casting Society of America's 21st annual Artios Awards, which recognize…
Steve Kloves will return to Hogwarts and create the screenplay for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the sixth installment in the lucrative Warner Bros. Pictures franchise.
The trade org repping indie film entities has completed its first-ever guidelines to be used in negotiating Internet rights and will now turn its attention to rights for pics screening on cell phones…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will honor Arthur Penn Nov. 17 at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse Intl. in Gotham. Tribute will feature a screening of the helmer's 1975 crime drama…