Sundance Institute has tapped Cara Mertes as the new director of its Documentary Film Program.
Warner Bros. Pictures has set up an untitled comedy for Phoenix Pictures and Underground Pictures to produce. It will mark the feature directorial debut of Phil Traill.
Sarah Jessica Parker will star in the suspense thriller “Vacancy” for Screen Gems. Script, written by Mark L. Smith, is about a couple who check into a motel and, unaware there’s a hidden camera…
Will Smith will star in "I Am Legend," the long-gestating Warner Bros. adaptation of the Richard Matheson novel to be directed by "Constantine" helmer Francis Lawrence. Smith has a pay-or-play deal…
Berlin-based X Filme has been added to the list of co-producers on Bille August's South African tale, "Goodbye Bafana," which began shooting in Cape Town last week.
Ben Stiller will reteam with "There's Something About Mary" directors the Farrellys to topline "Seven Day Itch," a loose remake of "The Heartbreak Kid" that is set up at DreamWorks. Stiller is in…
Ben Kingsley, Tea Leoni and Luke Wilson will star in helmer John Dahl's "You Kill Me," a mob comedy penned by writing duo Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Code Entertainment is financing and…
With its first pic, "Lockdown, USA," world preeming Saturday in Tribeca's NY NY section, nascent indie banner Article 19 Films has unveiled two socially conscious pics it has heading into production.
Paramount Pictures and C/W partners Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner have joined the brigade of producers weighing in on the Iraq war, optioning the New York Times Magazine article by foreign…
Evan Rachel Wood has been cast opposite Michael Douglas in the bittersweet father-daughter comedy "The King of California," produced by Alexander Payne and Michael London.