Joe Carnahan will co-write and direct a feature about the life of Will Wright, a high school prodigy who at 17 was the catalyst for a $70 million narcotics empire.
Gil Cates Jr. and Julie Stevens are co-directing docu "Life After Tomorrow," which reunites more than 40 women who have played orphans in "Annie" from 1977 to 1983, including Stevens, Sarah Jessica…
Beau Bridges, Miranda Richardson and Mykelti Williamson will star alongside Sarah Jessica Parker in the bigscreen adaptation of Rebecca Gilman's play "Spinning Into Butter."
Jorge Sanchez, one of the giants of Mexican film, has been named director of the Guadalajara Film Festival.
The South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival will host "A Conversation With Peter Bart" this year and stage a panel focusing on Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's 2929 Entertainment businesses.
F/x house the Orphanage has adopted Cartoon Network animator Genndy Tartakovsky to spearhead its move into the crowded feature toon arena. Tartakovsky, who created "Dexter's Laboratory" and "Samurai…
Akihiko Shiota's "Canary" took the top prize at the Raindance Film Festival, the U.K.'s leading event for independent pics, which wrapped Sunday.
City Lights: There are a number of things that "Good Luck, and Good Night." got right in conjuring up the early '50s -- and not the least of them was the role of women.
Focus Features has upped Donna Dickman to senior veep of publicity. Exec runs the East Coast PR department for the Universal specialty arm headed by David Linde and James Schamus. Dickman was upped…
Robert Towne's "Ask the Dust" is among the record 529 films in 35 languages confirmed to screen at the upcoming 26th American Film Market.
Korea's Showbox Entertainment is using the Pusan Film Festival's growing market to unveil a bumper slate of 14 films it is selling internationally.