Universal and Gary Ross' Larger Than Life banner have bought the pitch "Sightings" from Dean DeBlois, helmer and writer of "Lilo & Stitch." Live-action project follows a group of kids who discover…
Helmers Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck's documentary "Dixie Chicks -- Shut Up and Sing" will world preem as a Gala Presentation at the 31st Toronto Film Festival, the first time the fest has given…
Just a week into his role as Walt Disney Pictures president, Oren Aviv is spending major Mouse money. Studio made a preemptive seven-figure deal for a buddy comedy pitch by "Family Man" scribes David…
The 9th annual DancesWithFilms Film Festival concluded Thursday with numerous awards. Fest rules limit competition to films without any "known" stars, producers, directors or writers.
Sea-Monkeys are swimming their way to the bigscreen. Empire Pictures has struck a deal with Transcience Corp. to develop an animated film and possible franchise from the infamous children's toy line…
Indie banner Cinema Libre Studio will domestically roll out helmer Neal Miller's "Raising Flagg," starring Alan Arkin, Glenn Headly, Lauren Holly, Barbara Dana and Austin Pendleton.
"Pirates of the Caribbean" should finally cede the No. 1 spot this weekend, but it remains to be seen whether the pic poised to take its place, "Miami Vice," will come out a winner.
Reel Life: "Snakes on a Plane," which opens Aug. 18, Samuel Jackson fumes, "That's it! I have had it with these motherf---ing snakes on this motherf---ing plane!" The line may go down in movie…